Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Natural Gas Act
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
18 CFR pt. 156; 18 CFR pt. 385
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
State/Local/Tribal Govt
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Proceedings on applications by persons or municipalities authorized to engage in local distribution of natural or artificial gas to the public or for orders under section 7(a) of the NGA by the Commission directing a natural gas company to extend or improve its transportation or facilities in order to sell natural gas to them. (Applications under this section are extremely rare.) (It is Commission practice to hold formal, trial-type hearings only in rare instances where the written record developed in a "paper hearing" would not provide a sufficient basis for resolving the relevant issues.)
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Any Party: 
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