Northern Natural Gas Company
Fifth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 17-007, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 263E First Revised Sheet No. 263E : Superseded
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 263E
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
During the heating season, Northern will not reduce any nomination for firm
receipts at Carlton for any Sourcer or Other Carlton Entitlement Shipper
who has a verifiable market or use. Verification of such market or use may
be provided by fax or electronically as part of the nomination process or
otherwise in the daily routine.
When Northern requires an increase in firm receipts at Carlton, Northern will
notify the appropriate parties to flow no later than twenty-four (24) hours
before nominations on Northern are due. When Northern requires a decrease in
firm receipts at Carlton, Northern will notify the appropriate parties to
decrease flow at least 24 hours prior to the time nominations are due to
No Carlton Sourcer or Carlton Supplier/Shipper will be required to flow at
Carlton for the purpose of allowing Northern to avoid curtailment, as
defined in Northern's tariff, of TI service.
If, as a result of the operational flow requirements being invoked by
Northern at Carlton, those shipper(s) for whom flow modifications were
required, incur an imbalance penalty related solely to such flow change,
the imbalance penalty shall be waived.
If any Sourcer releases any portion of the Volume, the Carlton flow
obligation and all other obligations follow the Volume. In addition, the
primary receipt point may not be modified. A Carlton Supplier/Shipper may
not release its obligation.
In the event that any Sourcer or Carlton Supplier/Shipper fails to comply
with Northern's flow requirements to increase or reduce firm receipts at
Carlton, for any reasons other than force majeure on an upstream pipeline,
such shipper shall pay a penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each
MMBtu that does not comply with Northern's flow requirements to increase or
All parameters described above for Other Carlton Entitlement, Sourcers or
Carlton Supplier/Shippers will be outside of Northern's normal scheduling
and curtailment parameters.