El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Fifth Revised Sheet No. 150C Fifth Revised Sheet No. 150C

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 150C



Operator Point Aggregation Service



4. MHO or MDO VIOLATION (Continued)

4.2 In any hour, any Flowing Gas quantity at a delivery meter which

exceeds the MHO for that meter is an MHO violation. Subject to

Section 4.6 of this Rate Schedule, DP Operator shall pay an amount

obtained by multiplying the quantity taken in excess of the MHO by

the penalty rate on the applicable Statement of Rates for a Critical

or non-Critical Condition as appropriate.


4.3 DP Operator shall pay only one penalty when Shipper's MHO violation

penalties result in an MDO violation penalty. DP Operator shall pay

the higher of the MDO violation penalty amounts at that point

calculated pursuant to Section 4.1 of this rate schedule or the MHO

violation penalty amount at that point calculated pursuant to

Section 4.2 of this rate schedule.


4.4 If the actions of a Shipper result in the DP Operator being assessed

an MHO or an MDO violation penalty, and both Shipper and DP Operator

are the same contracted party, only one penalty/charge will be

assessed. The Party will pay the highest of the following: 1) the

appropriate MHO or MDO violation penalty pursuant to this Section 4,

2) an hourly scheduling penalty pursuant to Section 14.1 of the

GT&C, 3) the daily unauthorized overrun penalty pursuant to the

applicable rate schedule, or 4) the Critical Condition (SOC/COC)

charge pursuant to Section 11.1 of the GT&C.


4.5 MDO and MHO violation penalties shall not be assessed at delivery

meters that do not have active telemetry capability (temporary

outages excepted) into the VISA system on a real time basis.


4.6 During calendar year 2009 through March 31, 2010, Transporter, on a

trial basis, shall bill MDO or MHO violation penalties at a zero

rate during non-Critical Conditions so long as the Emergency COC

provision of Section 11.1(b)(v) of the GT&C remain in effect. No

later than February 1, 2010, Transporter shall submit an

informational report to the Commission detailing the 2009 MDO/MHO

non-critical variance activity and its effects on system operations.

On April 1, 2010, the non-Critical Condition MDO/MHO violation

penalties will be billed at the rate found in the Statement of

Rates, unless Transporter files to remove such penalties from its


4.7 Transporter shall post monthly on its EBB, for informational

purposes only, MDO and MHO violation quantities applicable to each

DP Operator. Such report shall be posted coincident with the

issuance of Shipper imbalance statements and shall include

information specific to DP Operator's D-Codes, related meters and

the associated MDO and MHO violation quantities.