Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/03/2009, Docket: RP09-340-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 324 Original Sheet No. 324

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Cont'd)

 

13. PRESSURE

 

(a) Transporter shall deliver gas at each delivery point to or for the account of Shipper at the

pressure which shall be available from time to time in Transporter's pipeline, less any pressure reduction

that may occur through any measurement, flow control, regulation or other appurtenant facilities that are

owned by Transporter; provided, however, that Transporter and Shipper may mutually agree to a specific minimum

delivery pressure for a stated period at any delivery point or points which Transporter shall agree to meet or

exceed, and where necessary, upon specified conditions to ensure that such agreements do not have any adverse

effects on Transporter's system. Transporter's obligation to meet or exceed this minimum delivery pressure

shall be contingent upon total deliveries at the particular delivery point or points not exceeding the

combined total Maximum Daily Delivery Obligation (MDDO) of all Shippers who hold firm Service Agreement rights

to said point or points. Transporter may meet or exceed the specified minimum delivery pressure if deliveries

at the delivery point or points are in excess of the combined total MDDO or any specified hourly flow

commitments, but shall have no obligation to do so. If Transporter and Shipper agree to a specific minimum

delivery pressure obligation for a stated period, the pressure obligation and any conditions will be specified

in the pro forma service agreement in the blank spaces provided. Transporter may at any time, and from time

to time, exceed a minimum delivery pressure obligation it has made to a Shipper. Transporter also may operate

its facilities at less than the minimum delivery pressure obligation made to a Shipper when the Shipper does

not require the agreed-upon minimum delivery pressure. If Transporter and a Shipper are unable to mutually

agree upon a minimum pressure commitment, Transporter will, upon request from that Shipper, provide a written

explanation concerning the operational reasons for the denial.

 

(b) Shipper shall deliver gas or cause gas to be delivered to Transporter at the receipt points at

a pressure sufficient to allow the gas to enter Transporter's pipeline, as such pressure shall vary from time

to time. Transporter shall not be required to compress into its pipeline gas transported under any Rate

Schedule, or otherwise change its normal pipeline operations. At each receipt point, Shipper shall provide,

or cause to be provided, equipment acceptable to Transporter that will prevent overpressuring of Transporter's

pipeline. Transporter and Shipper may agree to a specific minimum receipt pressure for a stated period at any

point or points, below which Transporter is not obligated to receive gas from or on behalf of Shipper, and

where necessary, upon specified conditions to ensure that such agreements do not have any adverse effect on

Transporter's system. If Transporter and Shipper agree to a specific minimum receipt point pressure

obligation for a stated period, the pressure obligation and any conditions will be specified in the pro forma

service agreement in the blank spaces provided. If Transporter and a Shipper are unable to mutually agree upon

a minimum pressure commitment, Transporter will, upon request from that Shipper, provide a written explanation

concerning the operational reasons for the denial.

 

(c) Transporter will not enter into minimum pressure obligations or conditions that will adversely

affect Transporter's ability to meet its firm service obligations to an existing Shipper. In addition,

Transporter will not unilaterally impose new contractual minimum pressure conditions when an existing Shipper

exercises its right of first refusal in accord with Section 4 of the General Terms and Conditions.