Petal Gas Storage Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-435-000, Status: Pending

First Revised Sheet No. 131 First Revised Sheet No. 131 : Pending

Superseding: Alternate Original Sheet No. 131

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)

 

 

23. OPERATIONAL FLOW ORDER ("OFO")

 

(a) Circumstances Warranting Issuance: Petal shall have the right to issue

Operational Flow Orders (OFOs) as specified in this Section that require

actions by Customers in order (1) to alleviate conditions that threaten

the integrity of the system; (2) to maintain pipeline operations at the

pressures required to provide efficient and reliable transportation

services; (3) to have adequate gas supplies in the system to deliver on

demand; (4) to maintain service to all firm Customers; and (5) to

maintain the system in balance for the foregoing purposes.

 

(b) Preliminary Notifications/Follow-up Reports: Petal shall provide, via

posting on its Internet website, prior notice to all Customers of

upcoming system events such as anticipated weather patterns and

operational problems that may necessitate the issuance of an OFO. On a

quarterly basis, Petal will provide every Customer that was affected by

an OFO during the previous quarter a written report that details the

underlying causes that warranted the issuance and lifting of the OFO

during the quarter and explains why the actions required by the OFO were

necessary to alleviate the identified problems.