Tuscarora Gas Transmission Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 01/20/2004, Docket: RP00-487-002, Status: Effective
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 37C Fourth Revised Sheet No. 37C : Superseded
Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No.37C
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2.37 Title. The term "Title," if not otherwise addressed in the
transporter's contract or tariff, is the term used to identify
the ownership of gas.
2.38 Operational Impact Area. "Operational Impact Area" is the term
used to describe a Transportation Service Provider's
designation of the largest possible area(s) on its system in
which imbalances have a similar operational effect.
2.39 Netting. "Netting" is the term used to describe the process of
resolving imbalances for a Service Requester within an
Operational Impact Area. There are two types of Netting:
- summing is the accumulation of all imbalances above any
applicable tolerances for a Service Requester or agent.
- offsetting is the combination of positive or negative
imbalances above any applicable tolerances for a Service
Requester or agent.
2.40 Critical Period
(a) A critical period may be declared (1) when the system pressure
on Transporter's pipeline system is falling and approaching a
level, or is expected to fall and approach a level, that is at
or below the minimum that Transporter considers necessary for
system integrity or to fulfill its firm contractual
obligations; or (2) when system pressure is rising and
approaching a level, or is expected to rise and approach a
level, at which Transporter may be unable to receive scheduled
deliveries from interconnecting pipelines; or (3) at any other
times when Transporter is unable, or anticipates that it may
not be able, to fulfill its firm contractual obligations or
otherwise when necessary to maintain the overall operational
integrity of all or a portion of its system.
(b) Transporter shall advise Shippers on its system when the
system is entering a critical period.
(c) Except for force majeure events and/or events or conditions
which threaten the integrity of Transporter's system or
Transporter's ability to meet its firm service obligations,
Transporter will provide notice of the commencement of a
critical period on its Internet Web site and by e-mail at
least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the implementation
of the critical period ("Critical Period Notice"). This
Critical Period Notice will identify the type of penalties
that may be applicable during the critical period to prevent
the impairment of reliable service.
2.41 PL Rate Schedule. The term "PL Rate Schedule" shall mean the
PL Rate Schedule of Transporter's currently effective FERC Gas
Tariff, as may be revised from time to time, or any
superseding rate schedule(s).