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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@socalgas.com

May 21, 2020

Advice No. 5632
(U 904 G)
Public Utilities Commission of the State of California
Subject: April 2020 Standby Procurement Charges
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) hereby submits for approval by the
California Public Utilities Commission (Commission) revisions to its tariff schedules,
applicable throughout its service territory, as shown in Attachment A.
Purpose
This routine monthly submittal updates the Standby Procurement Charges in Schedule
No. G-IMB for April 2020.
Background
Resolution G-3316, dated May 24, 2001, and Advice No. (AL) 4133, submitted on July
2, 2010 and effective on August 1, 2010, revised the Schedule No. G-IMB Standby
Procurement Charge for negative monthly transportation imbalances that exceed the
8% tolerance band. AL 5179, submitted on August 28, 2017 and effective October 1,
2017, revised the Schedule No. G-IMB Standby Procurement Charge by replacing the
“InterContinental Daily Indices – SoCal Border” with “SNL Energy’s Daily Indices –
SoCal Border.” The Standby Procurement Charges are:
1. Calculated at 150% of the highest daily border price index at the Southern
California border for the period plus a Brokerage Fee of 0.266¢ per therm for
noncore retail service and all wholesale service, and 0.207¢ per therm for core
retail service. The highest daily border price index is an average of the highest
prices from “NGI’s Daily Gas Price Index - Southern California Border Average”
and “SNL Energy’s Daily Indices - SoCal Border.”





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Advice No. 5632 -2- May 21, 2020 2. Calculated for a period that begins from the first day of the “flow month” (the month that the imbalance is incurred) and ends five days prior to the start of the imbalance trading period. 3. Posted at least one day in advance of the imbalance trading period. Information For the “flow month” of April 2020 (covering the period April 1, 2020 to May 20, 2020), the highest daily border price index at the Southern California border is $0.19740 per therm. The resultant Standby Procurement Charges, calculated in the manner set forth above, are $0.29876 per therm for noncore retail service and all wholesale service, and $0.29817 per therm for core retail service. The work paper showing details of the calculation of these rates is incorporated herein as Attachment B. 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 received within 20 days of the date of this Advice Letter, which is June 10, 2020. The address for mailing or delivering a protest to the Commission is: CPUC Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 A copy of the protest should also be sent via email to the attention of the Energy Division Tariff Unit (EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter at home orders, SoCalGas is currently unable to receive protests or comments to this AL via U.S. mail or fax. Please submit protests or comments to this AL via e-mail to the addresses 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@socalgas.com
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Advice No. 5632 -3- May 21, 2020 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 made effective May 21, 2020, the date submitted, in order to comply with the Resolution G-3316 requirement that the rates be posted at least one day in advance of the start of the imbalance trading period, which is May 25, 2020. Notice A copy of this Advice Letter is being sent to SoCalGas’ GO 96-B service list. 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. /s/ Ronald van der Leeden 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 GAS PLC HEAT ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline WATER Contact Person: Ray B. Ortiz Phone #: (213) 244-3837 E-mail: ROrtiz@socalgas.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) #: 5632 Subject of AL: April 2020 Standby Procurement Charges Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Preliminary Statement; Standby Service; Procurement; Tariffs AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Resolution G-3316 Does AL replace a withdrawn or rejected AL? If so, identify the prior AL: No Summarize differences between the AL and the prior withdrawn or rejected AL: N/A Confidential treatment requested? Yes No If yes, specification of confidential information: Confidential information will be made available to appropriate parties who execute a nondisclosure agreement. Name and contact information to request nondisclosure agreement/ access to confidential information: Resolution required? Yes No Requested effective date: 5/21/20 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: Preliminary Statement, Part II; Schedule No. G-IMB, and TOCs Service affected and changes proposed1: N/A Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: 5624 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 Zip: 90013-1011 State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-3837 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (213) 244-4957 Email: ROrtiz@socalgas.com Name: SoCalGas Tariffs Title: Utility Name: Southern California Gas Company Address: 555 West Fifth Street, GT14D6 City: Los Angeles State: California Zip: 90013-1011 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. 5632 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Title of Sheet Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Revised 57600-G PRELIMINARY STATEMENT, PART II, SUMMARY OF RATES AND CHARGES, Sheet 6 Revised 57570-G Revised 57601-G Schedule No. G-IMB, TRANSPORTATION IMBALANCE SERVICE, Sheet 2 Revised 57400-G Revised 57602-G TABLE OF CONTENTS Revised 57585-G Revised 57603-G TABLE OF CONTENTS Revised 57586-G 1
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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. 57600-G 57570-G PRELIMINARY STATEMENT PART II SUMMARY OF RATES AND CHARGES (Continued) Sheet 6 WHOLESALE (Continued) Schedule GT-TLS (ECOGAS) GT-12CA, Class-Average Volumetric Rate Option Volumetric Charge ................................................................................... 3.033¢ GT-12RS, Reservation Rate Option Reservation Rate, per therm per day ......................................................... Usage Charge, per therm ........................................................................... Volumetric Transportation Charge for Non-Bypass Customers ............... Volumetric Transportation Charge for Bypass Customers ........................ 1.049¢ 1.479¢ 3.487¢ 4.094¢ PROCUREMENT CHARGE Schedule G-CP Non-Residential Core Procurement Charge, per therm ........................... Non-Residential Cross-Over Rate, per therm .......................................... Residential Core Procurement Charge, per therm ................................... Residential Cross-Over Rate, per therm .................................................. Adjusted Core Procurement Charge, per therm ....................................... 25.654¢ 25.654¢ 25.654¢ 25.654¢ 25.443¢ IMBALANCE SERVICE Standby Procurement Charge Core Retail Standby (SP-CR) February 2020 ...................................................................................35.187¢ March 2020 .......................................................................................30.897¢ April 2020 .........................................................................................29.817¢ Noncore Retail Standby (SP-NR) February 2020 ...................................................................................35.246¢ March 2020 .......................................................................................30.956¢ April 2020 .........................................................................................29.876¢ Wholesale Standby (SP-W) February 2020 ...................................................................................35.246¢ March 2020 .......................................................................................30.956¢ April 2020 .........................................................................................29.876¢ C C C D (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 6C5 5632 ISSUED BY Dan Skopec Vice President Regulatory Affairs (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 RESOLUTION NO. G-3316 SUBMITTED EFFECTIVE
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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. 57601-G 57400-G Schedule No. G-IMB TRANSPORTATION IMBALANCE SERVICE Sheet 2 (Continued) RATES (Continued) Standby Procurement Charge This charge is applied to customer's cumulative negative transportation imbalance (confirmed transportation deliveries less actual usage) exceeding the 8 percent tolerance band. The Standby Procurement Charge is posted at least one day in advance of each corresponding imbalance trading period for noncore/wholesale and core transport agents (CTAs). It is calculated at 150% of the highest daily border price index at the Southern California border beginning on the first day of the month that the imbalance is created to five days prior to the start of each corresponding imbalance trading period plus a Brokerage Fee of 0.266¢ per therm for noncore retail service and all wholesale service, and 0.211¢ per therm for core retail service. The highest daily border price index is an average of the highest prices from "Natural Gas Intelligence’s (NGI's) Daily Gas Price Index – Southern California Border Average" and “SNL Energy’s Daily Indices – SoCal Border." Core Retail Service: SP-CR Standby Rate, per therm February 2020 .................................................................................35.187¢ March 2020 .....................................................................................30.897¢ April 2020 .......................................................................................29.817¢ Noncore Retail Service: SP-NR Standby Rate, per therm February 2020 .................................................................................35.246¢ March 2020 .....................................................................................30.956¢ April 2020 .......................................................................................29.876¢ Wholesale Service: SP-W Standby Rate per therm February 2020 .................................................................................35.246¢ March 2020 .....................................................................................30.956¢ April 2020 .......................................................................................29.876¢ C C C D (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 2C5 5632 ISSUED BY Dan Skopec Vice President Regulatory Affairs (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 RESOLUTION NO. G-3316 SUBMITTED EFFECTIVE
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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. 57602-G 57585-G TABLE OF CONTENTS (Continued) G-AMOP G-CP GT-NC G-TCA Residential Advanced Meter Opt-Out Program ............................. 51577-G,51578-G Core Procurement Service ................ 47480-G,57582-G,57583-G,57528-G,37933-G Intrastate Transportation Service for Distribution Level Customers ....... 57393-G,57394-G,57395-G,53323-G,53324-G 53325-G,53326-G Intrastate Transportation Service for Transmission Level Customers ..... 53327-G,57396-G,57397-G,57398-G,57399-G 53331-G,53332-G,53333-G,53334-G,53335-G 53336-G,53337-G,53338-G Wholesale Natural Gas Service ..................................................... 57483-G,45341-G Transportation Imbalance Service ................... 57227-G,57601-G,57503-G,57401-G 53788-G,55072-G,55073-G Off-System Delivery Service ........................... 47345-G*,47346-G,53183-G,47348-G Backbone Transportation Service ...................... 56477-G,56478-G,57402-G,57341-G 47176-G,49399-G,56651-G,47179-G,56652-G,53467-G 56653-G,56654-G,53470-G,56655-G,56656-G,56657-G,56658-G Pooling Service ................................................................. 47188-G,47189-G,42278-G Basic Storage Service ...................................... 43337-G,57274-G,45767-G,45768-G 45769-G,45770-G Auction Storage Service .................................. 43338-G,32709-G,32710-G,32711-G 32712-G,32713-G,36314-G,32715-G Long-Term Storage Service ............................. 32716-G,32717-G,57275-G,45771-G 45772-G,45773-G Transaction Based Storage Service .................. 57403-G,57404-G,57276-G,45775-G 57405-G,52898-G UDC Consolidated Billing Service .................. 51155-G,54820-G,34073-G,54821-G Secondary Market Transactions of Storage Rights ......................................................... 45359-G,50343-G,45361-G Transportation Charge Adjustment .................................................................. 57406-G G-CCC Greenhouse Gas California Climate Credit ..................................................... 57219-G GO-BCUS Biogas Conditioning/Upgrade Services ........... 51156-G,51157-G,51158-G,51159-G 51160-G,51161-G,54919-G,54920-G,54921-G GT-TLS GT-SWGX G-IMB G-OSD G-BTS G-POOL G-BSS G-AUC G-LTS G-TBS G-CBS G-SMT (Continued) (TO BE INSERTED BY UTILITY) ADVICE LETTER NO. DECISION NO. 2C5 5632 ISSUED BY Dan Skopec Vice President Regulatory Affairs (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 RESOLUTION NO. G-3316 SUBMITTED EFFECTIVE T
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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. 57603-G 57586-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 … 57603-G,57271-G,57514-G,57272-G,57474-G Table of Contents--Service Area Maps and Descriptions ............................................................ 56669-G Table of Contents--Rate Schedules ................................................................ 57584-G,57602-G,57565-G Table of Contents--List of Cities and Communities Served ......................................................... 55739-G Table of Contents--List of Contracts and Deviations ................................................................... 56669-G Table of Contents--Rules ............................................................................................... 57232-G,57412-G Table of Contents--Sample Forms .................... 57172-G,57205-G,51537-G,54745-G,57214-G,52292-G T T PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Part I General Service Information .................................. 45597-G,24332-G,54726-G,24334-G,48970-G Part II Summary of Rates and Charges ............ 57567-G,57568-G,57569-G,57347-G,57348-G,57600-G 57501-G,46431-G,46432-G,57076-G,57510-G,57511-G,57512-G,57353-G Part III Cost Allocation and Revenue Requirement ....................................... 57354-G,57355-G,57356-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,56825-G Purchased Gas Account (PGA) ............................................................................. 55465-G,55466-G Core Fixed Cost Account (CFCA) ......................................... 57357-G,57358-G,57359-G,56827-G Noncore Fixed Cost Account (NFCA) ................................................... 57360-G,55693-G,57361-G Enhanced Oil Recovery Account (EORA) ........................................................................... 49712-G Noncore Storage Balancing Account (NSBA) ...................................................... 57362-G,57363-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) ........................................................................ 56828-G,56829-G Post-Retirement Benefits Other Than Pensions Balancing Account (PBOPBA) .. 56830-G,56831-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 5632 ISSUED BY Dan Skopec Vice President Regulatory Affairs (TO BE INSERTED BY CAL. PUC) May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 RESOLUTION NO. G-3316 SUBMITTED EFFECTIVE T
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ATTACHMENT B ADVICE NO. 5632 RATE CALCULATION WORK PAPER SCHEDULE NO. G-IMB STANDBY PROCUREMENT CHARGE SUBMITTAL EFFECTIVE APRIL 2020 G-IMB Standby Procurement Charge Calculation The highest daily border price index is an average of the highest prices from “NGI’s Daily Gas Price Index - Southern California Border Average” and “SNL Energy Daily Indices - SoCal Border.” The highest daily border price index for the period was on May 6, 2020 05/06/20 NGI’s Daily Gas Price Index (NDGPI) = 05/06/20 SNL Energy Daily Indices (SNLDI) = $0.19750 per therm $0.19730 per therm Highest Daily Border Price Index (HDBPI) = (NDGPI + SNLDI) / 2 HDBPI = $0.19740 per therm SP-CR (Core Retail) = 150% x HDBPI + Core Brokerage Fee SP-CR = 150% x $0.19740 + $0.00207 = $0.29817 SP-NR (Noncore Retail) = 150% x HDBPI + Noncore Brokerage Fee SP-NR = 150% x $0.19740 + $0.00266 = $0.29876 SP-W (Wholesale) = 150% x HDBPI + Noncore Brokerage Fee SP-W = 150% x $0.19740 + $0.00266 = $0.29876
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