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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. OR12-23-000]

Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order; Shell Pipeline Company LP

Take notice that on August 10, 2012, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2), Shell Pipeline Company LP submitted a petition requesting that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issue a declaratory order approving the overall rate structure and pro-rationing rules and other tariff terms and conditions of service for a new pipeline from St. James LA to Houston TX (Westward HO project) to transport crude petroleum from deepwater Gulf of Mexico wells to Houston and Nederland, Texas area refineries and markets.

Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in this proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner.

The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links athttp://www.ferc.gov.To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests.

Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copiesof the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St. NE., Washington, DC 20426.

The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission's eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission's Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please emailFERCOnlineSupport@ferc.govor call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.

DATES: Comment Date:5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, August 30, 2012.
Dated: August 14, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.