Crossroads Pipeline Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2001, Docket: RP02- 14-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 191 Original Sheet No. 191 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDIITONS
18.5 Rejection by Transporter. Transporter may, in its reasonable discretion, reject any proposed
transfer if it determines that such transfer cannot be accommodated: (i) without diminishing Transporter's
ability to provide firm service to any Shipper; (ii) without increasing Transporter's firm service
obligations; (iii) because the gas sought to be transferred is not on Transporter's system; (iv) because of
the actual account status of the transferor's and transferee's accounts, as reflected in Transporter's
records; (v) because the transfer is requested to have a retroactive effective date; or (vi) without
threatening the integrity of Transporter's system. If the transfer is rejected pursuant to this
Section 18.5, Transporter shall provide the Shipper seeking to transfer imbalance that Shipper's actual
account status under the applicable Service Agreement.
18.6 Definitions. For purposes of this Section 18 the following definitions shall be applicable:
(1) “Operational Impact Area” is the term used to describe Transporter's designation of the
largest possible area(s) on its system in which imbalances have a similar operational effect.
(2) “Netting” is the term used to describe the process of resolving imbalances for Shipper within
an Operational Impact Area. There are two types of Netting:
(a) Summing is the accumulation of all imbalances above any applicable tolerances for
Shipper or agent; and
(b) Offsetting is the combination of positive or negative imbalances above any applicable
tolerances for Shipper or agent.
18.7 Month-end Imbalances.
(a) Transporter shall allow Shipper (including agents of Shipper) to net imbalances within the
same Operational Impact Area on and across service agreements with Shipper and to trade imbalances within
the same Operational Impact Area.
(b) Transporter shall provide Shippers the ability to post and trade imbalances until at least
the close of the seventeenth (17th) business day of the month.
(c) Transporter shall provide Shippers the ability to view and, upon request, download posted
(d) Imbalances to be posted for trading should be authorized by Shipper.
(e) Authorizations to post imbalances that are received by Transporter by 11:45a.m. (C.T.) should
be effective by 8:00 a.m. (C.T.) the next business day. Imbalances previously authorized for posting should be
posted on or before the ninth (9th) business day of the month.