El Paso Natural Gas Company

First Revised Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 10/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 60-016, Status: Effective

1st Rev Sub Second Revised Sheet No. 232 1st Rev Sub Second Revised Sheet No. 232 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 232

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

19. OPERATING PROVISIONS FOR INTERRUPTIBLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

(Continued)

 

19.11 El Paso shall have no responsibility prior to its acceptance

of natural gas at the receipt point(s) and after delivery at

the delivery point(s), and Shipper shall have sole

responsibility for all arrangements necessary for delivery of

natural gas to El Paso at the receipt point(s) for

transportation, and for all arrangements necessary for receipt

of natural gas for the account of Shipper at the delivery

point(s), which arrangements otherwise meet the provisions set

forth in these General Terms and Conditions.

 

19.12 Resolution of Imbalances

 

For purposes of this Section 19.12 "Shipper" shall include any

party utilizing El Paso's system and services including,

without limitation, any party tendering or receiving gas under

Shipper's contract but excluding any operator of

interconnecting facilities and any volume subject to a written

assistance agreement with El Paso. El Paso and the operator

of any interconnecting facilities may cash-out imbalances,

pursuant to a written agreement between them.

 

(a) Imbalances Prior to Effective Date of this Provision -

Imbalances existing prior to the effective date of this

provision will be corrected in kind, as described below,

unless El Paso and Shipper agree to correct such

imbalances in cash. El Paso and Shipper shall attempt,

in good faith, to agree upon the historical imbalance and

the time period to correct such historical imbalance.

If, despite such good faith efforts, El Paso and Shipper

fail to reach written agreement upon the appropriate

corrective action within six (6) months from the

effectiveness of this section, then Shipper shall be

required to correct any remaining imbalance within sixty

(60) days, subject to operational constraints on

El Paso's system. El Paso shall extend the sixty (60)

day balancing period by one (1) day for each day that

El Paso is unable to receive or deliver scheduled

imbalance gas due to operational constraints on El Paso's

system. If after the sixty (60) day balancing period or

extension due to operational constraints Shipper has not

corrected the imbalance, then El Paso shall (i) for any

remaining imbalances where deliveries exceed receipts

("negative imbalance") charge Shipper per dth based upon