El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Eighteenth Revised Sheet No. 214 Eighteenth Revised Sheet No. 214

Superseding: Seventeenth Revised Sheet No. 214

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

3. QUALITY (Continued)

 

3.5 Waiver of Quality Specifications. Transporter, in its reasonable

discretion and judgment, exercised on a not unduly discriminatory

basis, may waive one or more of its gas quality specifications at

any Receipt Point to accept gas that does not conform to the quality

specifications set forth in Section 3.1 or 3.2 of the GT&C, if

Transporter determines that such acceptance will not interfere with

its ability to: (1) maintain an acceptable gas quality in its

pipeline through prudent and safe operation of Transporter's

pipeline system and any related storage facility;(2) ensure that

such gas does not adversely affect Transporter's ability to operate

its system and to provide adequate service to its customers

consistent with the applicable Rate Schedule and the GT&C; and (3)

ensure that such gas does not adversely affect Transporter's ability

to deliver gas at its Delivery Points.

 

3.6 Upon mutual agreement between Transporter and the downstream

Interconnect party, Transporter may temporarily deliver gas that

does not conform to the quality specifications set forth in Sections

3.1 or 3.2 of the GT&C, if Transporter, in its reasonable

operational judgment and in a not unduly discriminatory manner,

determines that such delivery will not interfere with its ability

to: (1) maintain an acceptable gas quality in its pipeline through

prudent and safe operation of Transporter's pipeline system and any

related storage facility; (2) ensure that such agreement does not

adversely affect Transporter's ability to operate its system and to

provide adequate service to its customers consistent with the

applicable Rate Schedule and the GT&C; (3) ensure that such

agreement does not adversely affect Transporter's ability to deliver

gas at its Delivery Points; and (4) ensure that such agreement only

affects consenting parties to this Section 3.6. Such agreement

shall be made in writing between Transporter and DP Operator and

shall be posted on the EBB.