National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/14/2004, Docket: RP04-591-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 477 Second Revised Sheet No. 477 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 477

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

33. OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDERS

 

33.1 Scope of Provision

 

This Section implements Section 284.12(b)(iv) of the Commission's

Regulations, which establishes certain requirements regarding

"operational flow orders (OFOs) or other measures taken to respond

to adverse operational events on its system." For purposes of this

provision, the abbreviation "OFO" will be used to represent any

measure within the scope of Section 284.12(b)(iv).

 

(a) Examples of OFO's under this Tariff include, without limitation:

 

(i) An interruption of service to maintain gas quality or the

integrity of Transporter's system pursuant to Section 2.2

of the FT, FT-S, EFT, FST, FSS, or ESS Rate Schedule;

 

(ii) An operational flow order issued or other action taken by

Transporter pursuant to the second sentence of Section

2.10 of the EFT Rate Schedule;

 

(iii) A curtailment of service pursuant to Section 16 of these

General Terms and Conditions resulting from adverse

operational events on Transporter's system; and

 

(iv) A declination by Transporter to schedule firm service

pursuant to Section 13.2 of these General Terms and

Conditions resulting from adverse operational events on

Transporter's system; and

 

(v) An operational flow order prohibiting unscheduled overruns

pursuant to Section 15.1 of these General Terms and

Conditions.

 

(b) Examples of measures that do not constitute OFO's include,

without limitation:

 

(i) A declination by Transporter to schedule any interruptible

service, or a curtailment or bumping of any interruptible

service, in order to serve higher priority shippers;

 

(ii) A declination by Transporter to schedule any firm service

at secondary receipt or delivery points, or a curtailment

of bumping of such secondary firm service, in order to

provide firm service to other shippers at primary receipt

and delivery points;