Equitrans, L. P.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-499-003, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 228 First Revised Sheet No. 228 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 228
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
8.6 Customer Acceptance. In the event that any Customer is scheduled to
receive any portion of its service on a pro-rated basis, and
elects not to accept the pro-rated capacity, it must notify
Equitrans of its election within one hour after receiving notification
of proration of capacity. Equitrans will then offer the relinquished
quantity of pro-rated capacity to the other Customer(s) for whom
service was pro-rated.
8.7 Bump Policy.
a. Once all or a portion of the nomination of a Customer who is
paying the maximum rate is accepted and scheduled pursuant to
Sections 8.1(b), 8.2 and 8.5 during any Nomination Period, said
scheduled service shall not be interrupted or curtailed at any
point on Equitrans' system unless: (1) interruption or
curtailment is necessary for reasons of force majeure pursuant
to Section 10 of these General Terms and Conditions; or(2)
such capacity is required to provide a higher priority service
as a result of a nomination received during the timely
nomination cycle, evening nomination cycle or intra-day
nomination 1 cycle. Bumping is not allowed during the intra-
day nomination 2 cycle. In determining priority of service,
firm transportation at a primary or secondary point shall have
higher priority than interruptible transportation at the same
point, and firm transportation at a primary point shall have
higher priority than firm transportation at a secondary point.
b. Interruptible transportation gas which is nominated for any
Nomination Period at a discounted rate can be interrupted at
any time during the Nomination Period prior to the day on
which the gas will actually flow by other interruptible
transportation gas which is nominated at a higher rate.
However, any interruptible transportation which is scheduled
by Equitrans and is flowing on a given day is not subject to
interruption for the purpose of flowing interruptible
transportation nominated at a higher rate.