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
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:
Imbalance Level Penalty (Greater of)
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.