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

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 309 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 309

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 309






11.2 Flow Control Equipment (Continued)

(a) (Continued)

(iv) Transporter may exercise Flow Control under the following

circumstances, notwithstanding anything in this Section

11.2 (but shall provide as much advance notice as

reasonably possible):

(A) At the location(s) in the declared COC area,

Transporter will provide at least one hour advance

notice by phone and email to the affected


(B) When immediate shut-in of non-conforming gas (non-

conforming gas is delineated by Section 3 of the

GT&C) is necessary to preserve the safety or the

integrity of the location, segment, lateral, or

overall system. Natural gas that is subject to,

and meets the requirements of Section 3.2 or 3.6 is

not considered to be non-conforming gas for

purposes of this Section 11.2(a);


(C) In an emergency situation where safety or the

integrity of the location, segment, lateral, or

overall system is at immediate risk and

necessitates immediate shut-in of facilities; or


(D) When Transporter and Operator mutually agree to the

use of Flow Control.


(b) In the event remote-controlled flow control equipment has not

been installed by Transporter at a certain point and Transporter

has repeatedly issued notice of intent to use flow control

equipment manually or has repeatedly declared location-specific

COCs at such point, Transporter may install, using reasonable

judgment in a not-unduly discriminatory manner, at Operator's

expense remote-controlled flow control equipment at such point to

promote safety and reliability. Such payment requirement shall

reflect Transporter's reasonable judgment.

(i) For purposes of this Section 11.2(b), "repeatedly" shall

be deemed to be three notifications of intent to use Flow

Control within a twelve-month period or three location-

specific COC declarations within a twelve-month period.


(c) Transporter will not be held liable for any special, indirect,

consequential, incidental or punitive damages to Operator

resulting from Transporter's use of Flow Control that meets the

requirements of this Section 11.2 except to the extent of gross

negligence or willful misconduct of Transporter.