Midwestern Gas Transmission Company

SECOND REVISED VOLUME NO. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2000, Docket: RP00-233-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 72 Second Revised Sheet No. 72 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 72

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

otherwise, Transporter shall be in exclusive control and possession of the gas.

The party in exclusive control and possession of the gas shall be responsible for

all injury or damage caused thereby to any third party. In the absence of gross

negligence or willful misconduct on the part of Transporter, Shipper waives any and

all claims and demands against Transporter, its officers, employees or agents,

arising out of or in any way connected with (i) the quality, use or condition of

the gas after delivery from Transporter for the account of such Shipper, (ii) any

losses or shrinkage of gas during or resulting from transportation hereunder, and

(iii) all other claims and demands arising out of Transporter's performance of its

duties hereunder.

 

VIII. PRESSURE OF GAS DELIVERIES AND OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDERS

 

1. Pressure of Deliveries

 

Transporter shall deliver natural gas to Shipper as nearly as practicable at

such pressure as may be agreed upon in the gas service contract, provided

that the maximum pressure shall be Transporter's line pressure at the

Point(s) of Delivery and the minimum pressure shall be 100 pounds per square

inch gauge.

 

2. Operational Flow Orders

 

(a) Circumstances Warranting Issuance: Transporter shall have the right

to issue Operational Flow Orders (OFOs) as specified in this Section

that require actions by Shippers/Balancing Parties in order (1) to

alleviate conditions that threaten the integrity of Transporter's

system, (2) to maintain pipeline operations at the pressures required

to provide efficient and reliable transportation services, (3) to have

adequate gas supplies in the system to deliver on demand, (4) to

maintain service to all firm shippers, and (5) to maintain the system

in balance for the foregoing purposes.

 

(b) Preliminary Notifications/Follow-up Reports: Transporter shall

provide, via posting on PASSKEY, prior notice to all Shippers and

Balancing Parties of upcoming system events such as anticipated weather

patterns and operational problems that may necessitate the issuance of

an OFO. On a quarterly basis, Transporter will provide every Shipper

and Balancing Party that was affected by an OFO during the previous

quarter a written report that details the underlying causes that

warranted the issuance of the OFO during the quarter and explains why

the actions required by the OFO were necessary to alleviate the

identified problems.