The average NGPA
for students in the traditional program was 3.
traces its roots back to 1977, when it was formed as the National State Printing Association by Nevada State Printer Donald Bailey.
88 percent, respectively, in its NGPA
and OMNG accounts.
113) Reinforcing the wellhead decontrol Congress had pursued in the NGPA
, in 1989 Congress passed the Natural Gas Wellhead Decontrol Act (NGWDA), eliminating all federal price controls on wellhead prices.
provided for the phased, partial decontrol of wellhead
also initiated a six-year phased decontrol.
was an extremely complex legislative compromise among multiple interest groups.
FERC Order 636 (the final version, Order 636b, was issued November 27, 1992) carried on the theme of deregulation which began with the NGPA
and essentially restructured the pipeline industry by mandating contract carriage, including storage in the definition of transportation, unbundling transportation from sales, and generally encouraging a more competitive atmosphere based on private contracts.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) extended its deadline for receipt of notices of NGPA
category determination to Apr.
established a complicated system for eliminating the dual natural gas market.
It is true that the NGPA
resulted in an increase in the nominal residential natural gas price.
set a ceiling on the wellhead price of more than 20 natural gas categories.