Western Gas Interstate Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/1996, Docket: CP96- 81-006, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 220 Original Sheet No. 220 : Effective

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

14.2 Such causes or contingencies affecting performance

shall not relieve Western or Buyer or Shipper of

liability in the event of failure of either to use

due diligence to remedy the situation and to

remove the cause in an adequate manner and with

all reasonable dispatch, nor shall such causes and

contingencies relieve either from its obligation

to make payments of amounts then due hereunder.

 

 

15. PRIORITY OF SERVICE, CAPACITY ALLOCATION AND

CURTAILMENT:

 

15.1 Right of Western to Serve Others - Nothing in

these General Terms and Conditions, this FERC Gas

Tariff, any Rate Schedule, or any Service

Agreement executed by Western and Buyer or Shipper

shall in any way abridge the right of Western to

sell, receive, transport or deliver natural gas to

or for others. In providing service to others,

Western shall not unreasonably discriminate

against existing or future Buyers or Shippers.

 

15.2 General - It is recognized that Western's capacity

may be limited on a system-wide basis or on a

segment-by-segment basis. The allocation

procedures and priorities set forth in Section 15

shall apply to both system-wide and segment-by-

segment limitations or curtailments, insofar as is

possible.

 

15.3 Notice of Curtailment - Western shall give Buyer

or Shipper a minimum of two hours notice of

curtailment except in the case of an emergency.

In case of emergency, Western shall give Buyer or

Shipper such notice as circumstances permit.

 

15.4 Operations Curtailment - Western may discontinue

or curtail receipts or deliveries of gas at any

time if required in Western's judgment by weather

or the necessity for repairs, operating changes or

events of Force Majeure, as hereinabove defined,

other than capacity shortages as specified in

Section 15.6, upon such notice as is reasonable

under the circumstances. In any such curtailment,

quantities of gas deliverable under the Sales Rate