Kentucky West Virginia Gas Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 18-002, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 38A Original Sheet No. 38A : Superseded




14.3 Service Priority Under Gas Supply Curtailment


A. If a gas supply is maintained by Pipeline, curtailment will be

as follows: During any curtailment period Pipeline shall

operate its system to the best of its ability to apportion its

available gas supply among Customers based on the following

end-use priorities, notwithstanding any other provision of

this Tariff or any Service Agreement between Pipeline and

Customer, to wit:


1. Residential, small commercial (less than 50 dth on a peak

day), schools, hospitals, police protection, fire

protection, sanitation facility, or correctional facility.


2. Essential agricultural requirements as certified by the

Secretary of Agriculture.


3. Essential industrial process and feedstock uses.


4. Large commercial requirements (50 dth or more on peak

day), firm industrial requirements for plant protection,

feedstock and process needs, pipeline customer storage

injection requirements, and firm industrial sales up to

300 dth per day.


5. All industrial requirements not specified in 2, 3, 4, 6

or 7 hereof.


6. Firm industrial requirements for boiler fuel use of more

than 300 dth per day, where alternate fuel capabilities

can meet such requirements.


7. Interruptible requirements of more than 300 dth per day,

where alternate fuel capabilities can meet such



B. The definitions of terms for the priority of service

categories are as follows:


1. Residential: Service to customers which consists of

direct natural gas usage in a residential dwelling,

including apartments and other multi-unit buildings,

predominately for space heating, air conditioning,

cooking, clothes drying, water heating and other

residential uses.