Midwestern Gas Transmission Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2003, Docket: RP00-467-002, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 240 First Revised Sheet No. 240 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 240







8.7 Shipper/Balancing Party Compliance


A Shipper/Balancing Party must comply with an OFO within the time period set

forth therein unless the Shipper/Balancing Party is able to demonstrate that

such compliance (i) is not within the Shipper's/Balancing Party's physical

control or capability; (ii) is prevented by operating conditions on a third

party system that are beyond the Shipper's/Balancing Party's control; (iii) is

precluded by contractual restrictions or the lack of any contract at all with

persons other than Company; and/or (iv) is prevented due to a force majeure

event as defined in Section 10 of Company's General Terms and Conditions. The

Shipper/Balancing Party shall make a good faith effort to comply with any such

OFO, including seeking waivers of any contractual limits with third parties or

modifications of operating conditions on third party systems.

Shipper/Balancing Party shall notify Company immediately if it believes that it

is excused from compliance with the OFO for any of the above stated reasons and

shall provide Company with documentation sufficient to support its basis for



8.8 Treatment of Shipper Imbalances


At the time an OFO is issued, affected Shippers will be notified of any

imbalances that require immediate resolution pursuant to one of Company's

imbalance resolution methods as detailed in Subsection 3.9 of the General Terms

and Conditions of Company's FERC Gas Tariff.


Quantities parked and loaned under Rate Schedule PAL may be utilized by Shipper

to net or trade against Shipper Imbalances to facilitate the immediate

elimination of such imbalances.


8.9 Failure to Respond to OFO


8.9.1 Unilateral Action


In the event that Shipper/Balancing Party does not respond to an OFO,

or the actions taken thereunder are insufficient to correct the System

problem for which the OFO was issued, or there is insufficient time to

carry out the procedures with respect to OFO's, Company may

periodically take unilateral action, including the curtailment of firm

service, to maintain the operational integrity of Company's system (or

any portion thereof).