Dominion Transmission, Inc.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/23/2000, Docket: RP00-555-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 1069 Original Sheet No. 1069 : Effective





Operational Flow Orders



upstream pipelines. Failure to comply will

result in imposition of penalties as described in

Section 11B.5., below.


3. Each Customer receiving a permanent assignment of

Pipeline's upstream pipeline capacity and

corresponding Service Agreements must maintain

such Service Agreements in full force and effect,

with deliveries to Pipeline continuing at the

assigned Receipt Points, at the assigned

quantities, unless: (1) the Customer seeking to

permanently assign, release, or terminate

capacity (a) has reached mutual agreement with

Pipeline that such Customer will reduce its peak

day and annual storage and transportation

entitlements on Pipeline by an offsetting

quantity, or (b) has proposed to replace the

deliveries by the upstream pipeline with

equivalent deliveries at a point acceptable to

Pipeline; and (2) Pipeline's system can operate

at the current level of reliability to all firm

Customers without such capacity or with the use

of the proposed substitute capacity; and (3) any

permanently assigned, released, or terminated

capacity is offered first to Pipeline's



4. All upstream capacity permanently assigned to

Pipeline's converting Customers is intended to

serve Pipeline's market existing at the time of

the assignment. Any permanent assignment or

release of such capacity to incremental markets

must be approved by Pipeline after review of the

operational implications of such assignments.


5. Pipeline will respond to requests by Customer

under Sections 11B.2.A.3. and 11B.2.A.4. within

thirty business days of Customer's request;

Pipeline and Customer will cooperate and act in

good faith in determining the applicability of

the standards defined in those provisions. If no

resolution is achieved within sixty days of

Customer's original request, Customer may

institute a proceeding before the Commission to

resolve the matter. This provision shall not