Bobcat Gas Storage

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/15/2008, Docket: RP08-608-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 77 Original Sheet No. 77

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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5. PRIORITY, INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE, AND OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDERS

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5.3 Interruption.

 

(a) If on any Day Bobcat's capability to receive or deliver gas

quantities is impaired so that Bobcat is unable to receive

or deliver all the quantities which are scheduled, then

interruption of service shall be generally implemented in

the reverse order of priority set forth in Section 5.1 of

these General Terms and Conditions. If firm storage service

must be interrupted, then interruption of service to firm

storage Customers shall be pro rata based on MDWQ, MDIQ, or

MSQ, as applicable. Interruption of service to

Interruptible Customers under Rate Schedules ISS and to firm

Customers utilizing Excess Injection Gas and/or Excess

Withdrawal Gas (pursuant to Section 2 of Rate Schedule FSS)

shall be on a pro rata basis.

 

(b) Bobcat shall provide Customer as much advance notice of any

interruption as is practicable under the circumstances.

Such notice shall be made by telephone, fax, e-mail or via

Bobcat's Internet Web Site, as appropriate, and shall state

the reduced quantities of Gas that Bobcat estimates it will

be able to provide, and the estimated duration of the

interruption.

 

(c) If interruption is required, Bobcat and Customer shall

cooperate to the extent possible in making adjustments to

receipts, deliveries, injections, or withdrawals to minimize

injury to any property or facilities.

 

5.4 Interruption Liability. Bobcat shall not be liable for any loss

or damage to any person or property caused, in whole or in part,

by any interruption of service, except to the extent caused solely

by Bobcat's gross negligence or willful misconduct.

 

5.5 Action Alerts and Operational Flow Orders.

 

(a) Circumstances Warranting Issuance: Bobcat shall have the

right to issue Action Alerts or Operational Flow Orders

("OFOs") that require actions by Customers in order (1) to

alleviate conditions that threaten to impair reliable

service, (2) to maintain operations at the pressures

required to provide efficient and reliable services, (3) to

have adequate Gas supplies in the system to deliver on

demand, (4) to maintain service to all firm customers and

for all firm services, and (5) to maintain the system in

balance for the foregoing purposes. Bobcat shall lift any

effective Action Alert or OFO promptly upon the cessation of

operating conditions that caused the relevant system

problem.