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Ronald van der Leeden
Director
Regulatory Affairs
555 W. Fifth Street, GT14D6
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011
Tel: 213.244.2009
Fax: 213.244.4957
RvanderLeeden@semprautilities.com

June 5, 2019

Advice No. 5474
(U 904 G)
Public Utilities Commission of the State of California
Subject: Schedule No. G-CPS May 2019 Cash-Out Rates
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) hereby submits revisions to its Schedule
No. G-CPS, California Producer Service (G-CPS), applicable throughout its service
territory, as shown on Attachment A.
Purpose
This routine submittal updates the Imbalance Cash-out Rates in G-CPS with rates for
May 2019 as authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission’s (Commission)
approval, on February 11, 2014, of SoCalGas' Advice No. (AL) 4177-A which was
submitted in compliance with Resolution (Res.) G-3489 and is consistent with Decision
(D.) 07-08-029 and D.10-09-001.
Background
SoCalGas submitted AL 4177-A to implement the modifications ordered in Res. G-3489,
D.07-08-029, and D.10-09-001. Consistent with these documents, SoCalGas included
its new tariff, G-CPS, to cover SoCalGas’ costs associated with providing services to
California Producers. G-CPS also provides the rate calculation methodology for the
monthly California Producer Imbalance Cash-out rates using gas price indices published
by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). On February 11, 2014, the Commission
approved G-CPS as part of AL 4177-A, along with other tariffs and agreement forms.
The methodology that SoCalGas uses to determine the Imbalance Cash-out Rates is
described in G-CPS, Special Condition 5.
On August 28, 2017, SoCalGas submitted AL 5179 which included modifications to the
G-CPS cash-out rate calculations by replacing: 1) ICE’s daily High, Low, and Average





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Advice No. 5474 -2- June 5, 2019 indices for SoCal Border Average with the Natural Gas Intelligence’s (NGI) daily High, Low, and Average indices for SoCal Border Average; and 2) the Average Daily Index with the 7-Day Average of the Average Daily Indices. On September 28, 2017, the Commission approved the G-CPS modifications as part of AL 5179, along with other tariff and agreement forms modifications. The modified methodology that SoCalGas uses to determine the Imbalance Cash-out Rates is described in G-CPS, Special Condition 5. Information The Imbalance Cash-out Rates will be submitted on or before the third business day of each month to be effective on the date submitted. This submittal updates the May 2019 Imbalance Cash-out Rates and includes the previous month’s Imbalance Cash-out Rates. The Imbalance Cash-out Rates are reflected in the attached G-CPS tariff sheets. Protest Anyone may protest this Advice Letter to the Commission. The protest must state the grounds upon which it is based, including such items as financial and service impact, and should be submitted expeditiously. The protest must be made in writing and must be received within 20 days of the date of this Advice Letter, which is June 25, 2019. The address for mailing or delivering a protest to the Commission is: CPUC Energy Division Attn: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 A copy of the protest should also be sent via e-mail to the attention of the Energy Division Tariff Unit (EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov). A copy of the protest should also be sent via both e-mail and facsimile to the address shown below on the same date it is mailed or delivered to the Commission. Attn: Ray B. Ortiz Tariff Manager - GT14D6 555 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013-1011 Facsimile No.: (213) 244-4957 E-mail: ROrtiz@SempraUtilities.com
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Advice No. 5474 -3- June 5, 2019 Effective Date SoCalGas believes this Advice Letter is subject to Energy Division disposition and should be classified as Tier 1 (effective pending disposition) pursuant to General Order (GO) 96-B. SoCalGas respectfully requests that the tariff sheets submitted herein be effective June 5, 2019, which is the date submitted, and are to be applicable to the period of April 2019 through May 2019. Notice A copy of this Advice Letter is being sent to SoCalGas’ GO 96-B service list and the Commission’s service list in A.04-08-018, California Producer Access. Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed via e-mail to Tariffs@socalgas.com or call 213-244-2837. For changes to all other service lists, please contact the Commission’s Process Office at 415-703-2021 or via e-mail at Process_Office@cpuc.ca.gov. ________________________________ Ronald van der Leeden Director – Regulatory Affairs Attachments
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ADVICE LETTER SUMMARY ENERGY UTILITY MUST BE COMPLETED BY UTILITY (Attach additional pages as needed) Company name/CPUC Utility No.: Southern California Gas Company (U 904G) Utility type: ELC ✔ PLC ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline GAS WATER HEAT Contact Person: Ray B. Ortiz Phone #: (213) 244-3837 E-mail: ROrtiz@semprautilities.com E-mail Disposition Notice to: Tariffs@socalgas.com EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 1 Advice Letter (AL) #: 5474 Subject of AL: Schedule No. G-CPS May 2019 Cash-Out Rates Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance; Non-Core; Tariffs AL Type: ✔ Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Resolution G-3489 Does AL replace a withdrawn or rejected AL? If so, identify the prior AL: N/A Summarize differences between the AL and the prior withdrawn or rejected AL: N/A Yes Yes ✔ No ✔ No 6/5/19 No. of tariff sheets: 4 Estimated system annual revenue effect (%): N/A Estimated system average rate effect (%): N/A When rates are affected by AL, include attachment in AL showing average rate effects on customer classes (residential, small commercial, large C/I, agricultural, lighting). Tariff schedules affected: Schedule No. G-CPS and TOCs Service affected and changes proposed1: N/A Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: N/A 1 Discuss in AL if more space is needed. Clear Form
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Protests and all other correspondence regarding this AL are due no later than 20 days after the date of this submittal, unless otherwise authorized by the Commission, and shall be sent to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 Email: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Name: Ray B. Ortiz Title: Regulatory Tariff Manager Utility Name: Southern California Gas Company Address: 555 West Fifth Street, GT14D6 City: Los Angeles State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-3837 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-4957 Email: ROrtiz@semprautilities.com Name: SoCalGas Tariffs Title: Utility Name: Southern California Gas Company Address: 555 West Fifth Street, GT14D6 City: Los Angeles State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-2837 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-4957 Email: Tariffs@socalgas.com Clear Form
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ATTACHMENT A Advice No. 5474 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Revised 56377-G Title of Sheet Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Schedule No. G-CPS, CALIFORNIA PRODUCER SERVICE, Sheet 7 Schedule No. G-CPS, CALIFORNIA PRODUCER SERVICE, Sheet 8 Revised 56287-G Revised 56379-G TABLE OF CONTENTS Revised 56289-G Revised 56380-G TABLE OF CONTENTS Revised 56376-G Revised 56378-G 1 Revised 56288-G
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA CANCELING Revised Revised 56377-G 56287-G CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. Schedule No. G-CPS CALIFORNIA PRODUCER SERVICE Sheet 7 (Continued) SPECIAL CONDITIONS (Continued) 5. (Continued) Cash-out Rates Using Daily Index – SoCal Border as Reported by NGI: April 2019 Flow Date 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 150% of 7-Day Average of High Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.42364 0.41979 0.41850 0.41850 0.41979 0.42064 0.42150 0.42021 0.41496 0.40982 0.40725 0.40489 0.39804 0.39118 0.38432 0.36771 0.35871 0.35036 0.33579 0.32614 0.31650 0.30686 0.30857 0.30279 0.30471 0.31221 0.30750 0.30279 0.29807 0.30536 50% of 7-Day Average of Low Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.04714 0.04821 0.04893 0.05321 0.06043 0.06793 0.07543 0.08507 0.08900 0.08650 0.08507 0.08286 0.07671 0.07057 0.06443 0.05264 0.04764 0.04336 0.03407 0.02843 0.02279 0.01714 0.02571 0.02786 0.03000 0.03929 0.04500 0.05071 0.05643 0.05464 7-Day Average of Average Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.23143 0.23036 0.22786 0.22857 0.23471 0.24007 0.24543 0.24821 0.24836 0.24350 0.24021 0.23757 0.23236 0.22714 0.22193 0.20371 0.19786 0.19193 0.17864 0.16871 0.15879 0.14886 0.15879 0.15529 0.15850 0.16664 0.16971 0.17279 0.17586 0.17729 Average for the Month N/A N/A 0.20404 (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 7P5 5474 ISSUED BY (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) Dan Skopec SUBMITTED Vice President Regulatory Affairs EFFECTIVE Jun 5, 2019 RESOLUTION NO. G-3489 T
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA CANCELING Revised Revised 56378-G 56288-G CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. Schedule No. G-CPS CALIFORNIA PRODUCER SERVICE Sheet 8 (Continued) SPECIAL CONDITIONS (Continued) 5. (Continued) Cash-out Rates Using Daily Index – SoCal Border as Reported by NGI: May 2019 Flow Date 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Average for the Month 150% of 7-Day Average of High Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.31114 0.31114 0.31136 0.31886 0.32636 0.33386 0.33321 0.33900 0.34114 0.34050 0.34329 0.34607 0.34886 0.35379 0.36021 0.35914 0.35914 0.35636 0.35357 0.35079 0.34286 0.32571 0.31864 0.31436 0.31114 0.30793 0.30471 0.30043 0.29936 0.29700 0.29593 N/A 50% of 7-Day Average of Low Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.05464 0.05107 0.04929 0.04929 0.04929 0.04929 0.05286 0.05929 0.06679 0.07071 0.07500 0.07929 0.08357 0.08643 0.08107 0.08107 0.07857 0.07071 0.06286 0.05500 0.04500 0.04500 0.03857 0.03750 0.03357 0.02964 0.02571 0.02179 0.02036 0.02400 0.02579 N/A 7-Day Average of Average Daily Indices ($/therm) 0.17943 0.17607 0.17400 0.17557 0.17714 0.17871 0.18179 0.18829 0.19450 0.19807 0.20071 0.20336 0.20600 0.20793 0.20821 0.20757 0.20393 0.19771 0.19150 0.18529 0.17264 0.16500 0.15936 0.15929 0.15493 0.15057 0.14621 0.14400 0.14250 0.14286 0.14386 0.17797 (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 8P5 5474 ISSUED BY (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) Dan Skopec SUBMITTED Vice President Regulatory Affairs EFFECTIVE Jun 5, 2019 RESOLUTION NO. G-3489 T C | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | C
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA CANCELING Revised Revised CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. 56379-G 56289-G TABLE OF CONTENTS (Continued) G-PPPS G-SRF G-MHPS G-MSUR G-PAL G-CPS GO-DERS Public Purpose Programs Surcharge ...................................... 55585-G,39517-G,39518-G Surcharge to Fund Public Utilities Commission Utilities Reimbursement Account ................................................................... 56071-G Surcharge to Fund Public Utilities Commission Master Metered Mobile Home Park Gas Safety Inspection and Enforcement Program ............................................................. 32828-G Transported Gas Municipal Surcharge ................................................. 55710-G,25006-G Operational Hub Services ........................................................ 45363-G,45364-G,45365-G California Producer Service ......................................49713-G,55329-G,49715-G,49716-G 49717-G,54240-G,56377-G,56378-G,49721-G T Distributed Energy Resources Services ....................52279-G,52280-G,52281-G,52282-G 52283-G,52284-G,52285-G,52286-G (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 3P4 5474 ISSUED BY (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) Dan Skopec SUBMITTED Vice President Regulatory Affairs EFFECTIVE Jun 5, 2019 RESOLUTION NO. G-3489
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA CANCELING Revised Revised CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. CAL. P.U.C. SHEET NO. 56380-G 56376-G TABLE OF CONTENTS The following listed sheets contain all effective Schedules of Rates and Rules affecting service and information relating thereto in effect on the date indicated thereon. GENERAL Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Title Page ...................................................................................................................................... 40864-G Table of Contents--General and Preliminary Statement ................. 56380-G,56241-G,55759-G,56229-G Table of Contents--Service Area Maps and Descriptions ............................................................ 53356-G Table of Contents--Rate Schedules ............................................................... 56371-G,56372-G,56379-G Table of Contents--List of Cities and Communities Served ......................................................... 55739-G Table of Contents--List of Contracts and Deviations ................................................................... 55739-G Table of Contents--Rules ............................................................................................... 56170-G,56375-G Table of Contents--Sample Forms .................... 56285-G,55763-G,51537-G,54745-G,55947-G,52292-G PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Part I General Service Information .................................. 45597-G,24332-G,54726-G,24334-G,48970-G Part II Summary of Rates and Charges ............ 56349-G,56350-G,56351-G,56201-G,56202-G,56352-G 56344-G,46431-G,46432-G,56070-G,56353-G,56354-G,56355-G,56207-G Part III Cost Allocation and Revenue Requirement ...................................... 55785-G,50447-G,55142-G Part IV Income Tax Component of Contributions and Advances ................................. 55717-G,24354-G Part V Balancing Accounts Description and Listing of Balancing Accounts .................................................... 52939-G,56230-G Purchased Gas Account (PGA) ............................................................................. 55465-G,55466-G Core Fixed Cost Account (CFCA) ......................................... 53433-G,53434-G,55692-G,53436-G Noncore Fixed Cost Account (NFCA) .................................................. 53255-G,55693-G,54509-G Enhanced Oil Recovery Account (EORA) ........................................................................... 49712-G Noncore Storage Balancing Account (NSBA) ...................................................... 52886-G,52887-G California Alternate Rates for Energy Account (CAREA) ................................... 45882-G,45883-G Hazardous Substance Cost Recovery Account (HSCRA) .................... 40875-G, 40876-G,40877-G Gas Cost Rewards and Penalties Account (GCRPA) ........................................................... 40881-G Pension Balancing Account (PBA) ........................................................................ 54544-G,52941-G Post-Retirement Benefits Other Than Pensions Balancing Account (PBOPBA) .. 54545-G,52943-G Research Development and Demonstration Surcharge Account (RDDGSA) ....................... 40888-G Demand Side Management Balancing Account (DSMBA) .................................... 45194-G,41153-G Direct Assistance Program Balancing Account (DAPBA) .................................... 52583-G,52584-G Integrated Transmission Balancing Account (ITBA) ........................................................... 49313-G (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 1P4 5474 ISSUED BY (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) Dan Skopec SUBMITTED Vice President Regulatory Affairs EFFECTIVE Jun 5, 2019 RESOLUTION NO. G-3489 T T
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