Steckman Ridge, LP

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Effective Date: 04/01/2009, Docket: RP09-389-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 266 Original Sheet No. 266

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

14. ACTION ALERTS AND OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDERS (continued)

 

14.5 Notice: All Action Alerts and OFOs will be issued via posting on

the Internet Web site and to affected parties through the affected

party's choice of Electronic Notice Delivery mechanism(s).

Steckman Ridge shall also provide such notification via e-mail

communication to those Customers and point operators that have

provided e-mail address information for at least one contact

person, and have requested via Steckman Ridge's Internet Web site,

to receive e-mail notification of Critical Notices issued by

Steckman Ridge. The Action Alert or OFO will specify (1) the

date and time of issuance, (2) the actions Customer or point

operator is required to take, (3) the time by which Customer or

point operator must be in compliance with the Action Alert or OFO,

(4) the anticipated duration of the Action Alert or OFO, and (5)

any other terms that Steckman Ridge may reasonably require to

ensure the effectiveness of the Action Alert or OFO. In addition

to the other information contemplated by this Section 14.5, such

notice shall also include information about the status of

operational variables that determine when an Action Alert or OFO

will begin and end. Steckman Ridge shall post periodic updates of

such information, promptly upon occurrence of any material change

in the information. Steckman Ridge will post a notice on the

Internet Web site informing the Customers and point operators when

any Action Alert or OFO in effect will be lifted and specifying

the factors that caused the Action Alert or OFO to be issued and

then lifted, to the extent such factors are known.

 

14.6 Action Alerts: In the event that Steckman Ridge determines that

due to (1) an ongoing or anticipated weather event, (2) a known

equipment problem, or (3) the anticipated continuation of a

current system operational problem, action is necessary to avoid a

situation in which the system integrity is jeopardized or Steckman

Ridge's ability to render firm service is threatened, Steckman

Ridge may issue an Action Alert as set out herein to forestall the

development of the situation.

 

(a) Issuance of Alerts: Action Alerts will be noticed in

accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 14.5 and

Steckman Ridge will endeavor to provide a minimum of four

(4) hours notice.

 

(b) Action Alerts can be issued to effect any of the following:

(1) restriction of enhanced or interruptible services;

(2) restrictions of deliveries to specific Point(s) of

Receipt or Point(s) of Delivery covered by an

Operational Balancing Agreement to the aggregate MDRO

or MDDO under the firm Service Agreements whose

Primary Point(s) of Delivery, which are specified in

the Service Agreement, are at the affected locations;

and/or

(3) forced balancing such that point operators will be

required to assure that nominations equal flows or

that receipts and deliveries fall within the tolerance

level designated in the Action Alert.