Empire Pipeline, Inc.

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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 202 Original Sheet No. 202

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

16. OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDERS

 

 

16.1 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:

 

(1) A curtailment of service pursuant to Section 9 of these

General Terms and Conditions resulting from adverse

operational events on Transporter's system;

 

(2) A declination by Transporter to schedule firm service

pursuant to Section 4.2 of these General Terms and

Conditions resulting from adverse operational events on

Transporter's system;

 

(3) A determination by Transporter that operating

conditions require the rectification of imbalances

pursuant to Section 3.1 of these General terms and

Conditions.

 

(4) A determination by Transporter that receipts and

deliveries must be made at uniform hourly rates to

protect the integrity of its system, pursuant to

Section 4.5 of these General Terms and Conditions, or

that Transporter otherwise cannot permit the hourly

variations therein described.