Crossroads Pipeline Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-145-001, Status: Effective

Second Substitute Original Sheet No. 50 Second Substitute Original Sheet No. 50 : Effective

Superseding: Substitute Original Sheet No. 50


with the provisions contained in this Tariff. During

conditions which threaten system integrity, safety or

service, an OFO will not be issued to protect interruptible



Examples of conditions which may cause OFOs to be

issued include, but are not limited to:


(a) Actual receipts exceeding scheduled

receipts causing high pressure requiring

Crossroads to back off scheduled



(b) Unscheduled pipeline maintenance and

repairs affecting capacity;


(c) Non-compliance with the balancing requirements of any

service where such non-compliance threatens

Crossroads' system integrity; and


(d) When the applicable tolerance level has not been

exceeded by an individual Shipper or OBA Party but on

a system-wide basis, pipeline operations require

stricter tolerance levels for operational reasons.


21.2 An OFO may be issued on a contract basis or on all or

a portion of the system. Ordinarily, an OFO issued by

10:00 a.m. on a Gas Day will be effective at 9:00 a.m.

the following Gas Day. When extreme conditions exist,

or lesser notice if necessary, may be given. An OFO

may be issued for a specific period of time or until

further notice is given.


21.3 (a) Any Shipper or OBA Party subject to an

OFO will be deemed to be in compliance with

the OFO if its actual Quantities do not

vary from the Quantities specified in the

OFO by more than the tolerance level

stated in the OFO, which shall not be less

than two percent (2%). If the actual

Quantities vary from the Quantities

specified in the OFO by more than the

tolerance level, the excess variance shall

be subject to a $25 per dekatherm penalty;

provided, however, in no event will this

penalty apply until Shipper or OBA Party

has had at least two hours to take the

actions required to comply with the OFO or

is unable to comply due to force majeure,

as defined in Section 30 herein.