Midwestern Gas Transmission Company

SECOND REVISED VOLUME NO. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2001, Docket: RP01-338-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 73 Third Revised Sheet No. 73 : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 73

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

(c) Applicability of OFO: Transporter shall make an OFO as localized as is

reasonably practicable based on Transporter's good faith and reasonable

judgment concerning the situations requiring remediation such that an OFO

will be directed (1) first to Shippers/Balancing Parties causing the

problem necessitating the OFO or transporting gas in the area of the

system in which there is an operational problem, and (2) second to those

Shippers/Balancing Parties transporting gas in the area of the system

where action is required to correct the problem necessitating the OFO.

Transporter will tailor the OFO to match the severity of the known or

anticipated operational problem requiring remediation as more fully set

forth in subsections 2(e) and 2(f).

 

(d) Notice: As stated in GISB Standard 5.3.34 (Version 1.4), Transportation

Service Providers should provide affected parties with notification of

intraday bumps, operational flow orders and other critical notices through

the affected party's choice of Electronic Notice Delivery mechanism(s).

As stated in GISB Standard 5.2.2 (Version 1.4), "Electronic Notice

Delivery" is the term used to describe the delivery of notices via

Internet, E-mail and/or EDI/EDM. Pursuant to GISB Standards 5.3.34 and

5.2.2, Transporter shall issue notice of all OFOs to the affected

Shipper/Balancing Party via PASSKEY, e-mail or EDI/EDM, at the

Shipper/Balancing Party's election. In addition, Transporter shall notify

the Shipper/Balancing Party of issuance of an OFO via telephone.

Concurrent with notice to the Shipper/Balancing Party, all OFOs shall be

posted on PASSKEY. The OFO will set forth (1) the time and date of

issuance, (2) the actions Shipper/Balancing Party is required to take, (3)

the time by which Shipper/Balancing Party must be in compliance with the

OFO, (4) the anticipated duration of the OFO, and (5) any other terms that

Transporter may reasonably require to ensure the effectiveness of the OFO.

Each Shipper and Balancing Party must designate one or more persons, but

not more than three persons, for Transporter to contact on operating

matters 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. If Transporter cannot contact any

Shipper/Balancing Party because that Shipper/Balancing Party has failed to

designate a contact person or Shipper's/Balancing Party's contact person

is unavailable, Transporter shall not be responsible for any consequences

that could have been prevented by communication. Transporter, however,

will make reasonable continuing efforts to notify the affected

Shipper/Balancing Party.

 

(e) Action Alerts: In the event that Transporter determines that due to (1)

an ongoing or anticipated weather event, (2) a known equipment problem, or

(3) the anticipated continuation of a current system operational problem,

action is necessary to avoid a situation in which the system integrity is

jeopardized or Transporter's ability to render firm service is threatened,

Transporter may issue an Action Alert as set out herein to forestall the

development of the situation.