Horizon Pipeline Company, L.L.C.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2003, Docket: RP02-153-003, Status: Suspended
Original Sheet No. 153A Original Sheet No. 153A : Suspended
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(1) Horizon must have the right to call on the
third party provider(s) for the agreed imbalance management on short
notice, within defined parameters, to effectuate necessary operational
(2) Horizon must be given timely notice of the
nature and level of the imbalance management being provided by the third
party provider(s) pursuant to the Third Party Balancing Agreement on any
(3) The Third Party Balancing Agreement must: (i)
define the operational changes the third party provider(s) will effectuate
to offset the operational effects on Horizon of imbalances at points on the
system covered by the Third Party Balancing Agreement; and (ii) identify
the resources or services which the third party provider(s) will utilize to
implement such changes.
(4) Any third party providing imbalance management
must be able to deliver or receive gas, as applicable, at the prevailing
operating pressure on Horizon's system at the relevant point(s) and the
Third Party Balancing Agreement must so specify.
(c) The Third Party Balancing Agreement shall specify
the firm Agreements and the points to be balanced and must set out the
agreement of the parties as to how imbalances are to be allocated to and
accounted for at the point(s) covered by the Third Party Balancing
Agreement and any limitations on the level of imbalances to be managed
under the Third Party Balancing Agreement.
(d) (1) The physical facilities of the third party
provider(s) (or used by such third party or parties) to perform the
imbalance management must include physical storage facilities and must be
directly connected to Horizon's facilities and the storage facilities must
be in close enough physical proximity to Horizon's system to support, and
of a type capable of supporting, the operational effects necessary to
perform imbalance management, which may require almost instantaneous
operational changes on Horizon.
(2) Bi-directional flow must be available at the
delivery and/or receipt points involved.
(3) The third party provider(s) must have the
ability to get gas onto or off of Horizon's system in order to effectuate a
true physical balancing.