Horizon Pipeline Company, L.L.C.

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Effective Date: 04/18/2002, Docket: CP00-129-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 227 Original Sheet No. 227 : Effective

 

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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34. OPERATIONAL CONTROL

 

34.1 GENERAL

 

(a) Horizon shall endeavor to maintain adequate

pressure throughout its system and to preserve the overall

operational integrity of its system; provided, however, that

Horizon shall not be obligated to buy or sell gas or, unless

otherwise contractually obligated, to install additional

compression or otherwise modify its system for these purposes.

Operating personnel for Shippers and other entities which are

physically taking delivery of gas from Horizon or tendering gas to

Horizon shall cooperate with Horizon in furtherance of this

Section. Each Shipper shall designate the telephone and telefax

numbers of one or more persons [but not more than two (2) primary

and two (2) backup persons] for Horizon to contact on operating

matters (including the receipt of Operational Flow Orders and

notices of a Critical Time) at any time, on a 24-hour a day, 365-

day a year basis. Such contact persons must have adequate

authority and expertise to deal with such operating matters.

 

(b) For the purpose of these General Terms and

Conditions, the overall operational integrity of Horizon's system

shall encompass the integrity of the physical system and the

preservation of physical assets and their performance, the overall

operating performance of the entire physical system as an entity

(or any portion thereof), and the maintenance (on a reliable and

operationally sound basis) of total system deliverability and the

quality of gas delivered.

 

34.2 FACILITY CONTROL

 

Horizon shall maintain actual physical and operational

control of all transmission and other facilities on its system.

 

34.3 OPERATING PLAN

 

(a) Horizon shall, on an annual or such more frequent

basis as Horizon deems necessary for proper operation of its

system, prepare and circulate to all Shippers an Operating Plan.

Such Operating Plan shall set out a plan for operation of Horizon's

system on a basis which approaches an optimum level, given ordinary