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

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 308 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 308

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 308

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

11. SYSTEM OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS

11.2 Flow Control Equipment

 

Transporter has the right to install and/or use remote or manual flow

control equipment ("Flow Control") to preserve the operational safety

and reliability of its system. Transporter's use of Flow Control is

subject to the following provisions.

 

(a) Pursuant to the provisions set forth in this Section 11.2(a),

Transporter may exercise, using reasonable judgment and in a not

unduly discriminatory manner, Flow Control to restrict or

temporarily suspend the flow of gas into or out of its system.

 

(i) The use of Flow Control shall be on a specific Operator

and/or location basis.

 

(ii) Except as otherwise provided in Section 11.2(a)(iv), prior

to invoking Flow Control, Transporter shall provide at

least eight hours advance notice to the affected

Operator(s) by phone and email.

 

(iii) Except as otherwise provided in Section 11.2(a)(iv), Flow

Control will be exercised consistent with Transporter's

service obligations under its rate schedules and will not

be used at the following locations:

 

(A) A location which is included in a pre-determined

allocation methodology elected by an Operator

(i.e., a location subject to penalty assessment

pursuant to the hourly scheduling penalty

provisions of Section 14.1 of the GT&C, the MDO/MHO

Violation provisions of Section 4 of Rate Schedule

OPAS (if applicable), and/or the SOC/COC Daily

Imbalance Charge provisions of Section 11.1 of the

GT&C).

 

(B) A location that is being operated within the

parameters of an executed operational balancing

agreement.