Trailblazer Pipeline Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/28/2007, Docket: RP08-168-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 251 Original Sheet No. 251 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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40. OPERATIONAL CONTROL

 

40.1 GENERAL

 

(a) Trailblazer shall endeavor to maintain adequate

pressure throughout its system and to preserve the overall

operational integrity of its system; provided, however, that

Trailblazer shall not be obligated to buy or sell gas or to install

additional compression or otherwise modify its system for these

purposes. Operating personnel for Shippers and other entities which

are physically taking delivery of gas from Trailblazer or tendering

gas to Trailblazer shall cooperate with Trailblazer in furtherance

of this Section. Each Shipper shall designate the telephone and

telefax numbers of one or more persons [but not more than two (2)

primary and two (2) backup persons] for Trailblazer to contact on

operating matters (including the receipt of Operational Flow Orders

and notices of a Critical Time) 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.

 

(b) For the purpose of these General Terms and

Conditions, the overall operational integrity of Trailblazer's

system shall encompass the integrity of the physical system and the

preservation of physical assets and their performance, the overall

operating performance of the entire physical system as an entity (or

any portion thereof), and the maintenance (on a reliable and

operationally sound basis) of total system deliverability and the

quality of gas delivered.

 

40.2 FACILITY CONTROL

 

Trailblazer shall maintain actual physical and

operational control of all transmission and other facilities on its

system.

 

40.3 OPERATING PLAN

 

(a) Trailblazer shall, on an annual or such more

frequent basis as Trailblazer deems necessary for proper operation of

its system, prepare and circulate to all Shippers an Operating Plan.

Such Operating Plan shall set out a plan for operation of the system

on a basis which approaches an optimum level, given ordinary