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. 258 Original Sheet No. 258 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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fulfill its firm contractual obligations or otherwise when necessary

to maintain the overall operational integrity of all or a portion of

Trailblazer's system. A Critical Time may not be declared on all or a

portion of the system for the purpose of maintaining interruptible

services on that portion of the system, but interruptible gas may flow

at times or on portions of the system when such flow would not violate

any operational control restrictions or provisions of this Tariff.

Trailblazer shall notify Shippers on the DART system as to the

reason(s) why a Critical Time was declared.

 

(c) Notice of a Critical Time will be posted on the DART

system, and will be the first information item shown on the bulletin

board feature of DART. Trailblazer will endeavor to post the notice

on DART before 4:00 p.m. Central Time or otherwise will endeavor to

notify Shippers via DART by 4:00 p.m. Central Time that they should

check DART again at a specified later time to see whether a Critical

Time will be in effect for the next day. Trailblazer must attempt to

give actual notice of a Critical Time via telefax or telephone

(provided a Shipper has given the numbers to Trailblazer as required

in Section 40.1) at least four (4) hours prior to the start of the

day before a Critical Time will be effective as to a Shipper. Such

notice shall specify the anticipated duration of the Critical Time.

A Critical Time will be effective at the start of a day and will

continue until the end of the day and through the end of successive

days until Trailblazer notifies Shippers via DART that there is no

longer a Critical Time.

 

(d) Trailblazer may issue Operational Flow Orders as

described in Section 40.6 during a Critical Time.

 

(e) The penalty for failure to abide by an Operational Flow

Order issued during a Critical Time shall be determined as follows:

 

Critical Time

Imbalance Level Penalty (Greater of)

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0 - 3% $0

Greater than 3% - 10% $ .50 Dth or 25% x AMIP

Greater than 10% - 20% $1.00 Dth or 50% x AMIP

Greater than 20% - 50% $2.00 Dth or 100% x AMIP

Greater than 50% $4.00 Dth or 200% x AMIP

 

AMIP shall be calculated in accordance with Section 15.3(c) of these

General Terms and Conditions.