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1 Natural Gas Firm & Interruptible Contracts Statewide Contract Webinar – October 31, 2013

2 2 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Your Presenter State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts David S. Godfrey Associate Category Manager Experience 36 years with private and public sector energy/environmental organizations Education BA, Georgia State University MPA, University of Georgia Contract Information

3 3 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Purpose of this Webinar State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts Purpose: The purpose is to explain newly executed contracts for Firm and Interruptible natural gas service. We will cover contract program details and benefits to users.

4 4 Georgia Department of Administrative Services 1. SWC Details 2. Key Benefits 3. Where to Find the SWC 4. How to Use the SWC 5. Frequently Asked Questions 6. More Information 7. Questions? Purpose of this Webinar State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts

5 5 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Does it Replace an Existing Contract? Does it Allow the Use of the P-Card? Who is the Person to Contact with Questions: Yes Brent Phelts, Program Manager David Godfrey, DOAS Contract Manager What is the Contract Term? One year, w/ four one-year renewal options What are the Contract Numbers? SPD Gas South (Firm) SPD Scana (Firm), SPD Gas South (ID), SPD Scana (ID) What is the Expiration Date? October 31, 2014 Is it a Renewal? No Statewide Contract Details State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts

6 6 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Key Benefits: Aggregated volumes providing reduced per therm costs compared to commercial/industrial non-contract users Tools to capture, identify, audit and track natural gas use by individual accounts Customized contracts for each customer to achieve best value based on facility service needs Professional Program Manager support:  Multi-year expertise providing interface between suppliers and program participants  Premium customer service and quick problem resolution State Energy Office/GEFA program management oversight Key Benefits State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts

7 7 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Where to Find this Statewide Contract State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts 1. Visit the DOAS website at

8 8 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Where to Find this Statewide Contract State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts 2. Hover over the State and Local section of the screen. 3. Click on State Purchasing. Hover over the State and Local section of the screen

9 9 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Where to Find this Statewide Contract State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts 4. In the Direct Links section, click on Statewide Contracts. Click on Statewide Contracts

10 10 Georgia Department of Administrative Services SWC Index for Public Use tgmguest as the User Name and the Password 5. To access contract information, click on the Team Georgia Marketplace™ icon to access the Login screen. This User Name and Password is generic and only provides access to contract information.

11 11 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Statewide Contracts Index Use tgmguest as the User Name and the Password 6. When the Login screen displays, use tgmguest as the User Name and the Password. This generic ID and Password allows access to contract information only.

12 12 Georgia Department of Administrative Services SWC Index for Window Shoppers You can also click on the Team Georgia Marketplace™ icon to access the same Login screen, but enter your personal Window Shopper User Name and Password. This allows you to access the Statewide Contract Index as well as to shop for items available from the Statewide Contracts.

13 13 Georgia Department of Administrative Services SWC for Window Shoppers Use your Window Shopper User Name and Password If you are a Window Shopper user, you can access the Statewide Contract Index by entering your personal User Name and the Password once the Login screen displays. Then, click on the Contracts tab.

14 14 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Team Georgia Marketplace Contracts Once you access the system using the generic or your personal User Name and Password, click on the Contracts tab to access the Statewide Contracts. Click on the Contracts tab

15 15 Georgia Department of Administrative Services How to use this contract State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts Existing natural gas customers on the SWC do NOT need to take any action! New state/local government customers should contact Mr. Brent Phelts to provide:  Name of Agency and Facility Location(s)  Agency POC-name, phone number and  List of existing accounts and Atlanta Gas Light account numbers (ten-digit number on invoices)  Billing Address(s)(as shown on invoice/bill or preferred billing address) Optionally-scan and current gas bills to Mr. Phelts. Be sure to contact him personally with your requests.

16 16 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Frequently Asked Questions State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts QuestionAnswer Why don’t existing customers have to do anything? The new suppliers for pool groups have been notified of the new contracts. You should be getting notifications from them. Do all state agencies/institutions have to use the statewide contracts for natural gas? Yes, if you are on the Atlanta Gas Light Company distribution (see map, next slide). Can cities/counties/school systems use the contract? Yes, many are currently using the SWC. New customers should follow the same sign- up directions described above. What part of my gas bill is affected by the SWC? The SWC only affects the transportation component of your bill, not the commodity price. Can I set up a fixed price contract? Yes, fixed price options are available per consultation with Mr. Phelts. Can I make futures purchases on the SWC?Yes, upon consultation with Mr. Phelts.

17 17 Georgia Department of Administrative Services AGLC System Pool Groups

18 18 Georgia Department of Administrative Services For more information State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts Submit Questions To: Brent Phelts (program operations): David Godfrey (contract inquiries): Supplier Contact Information: Gas South/Denise Dotson Firm and Interruptible Service Scana/Robert Woody-Firm Service Scana/Debbie Taylor-Interruptible Service This Webinar A copy of this webinar will be posted on the State Purchasing Division website.

19 19 Georgia Department of Administrative Services For more information State Purchasing Division – Statewide Contracts Submit Questions To: DOAS Help Desk (system inquiries) , Option 2 This Webinar A copy of this webinar will be posted on the State Purchasing Division website.

20 20 Georgia Department of Administrative Services Questions… ?

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