Steuben Gas Storage Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-429-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 156C First Revised Sheet No. 156C : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 156C







18.4 Condition to Firm Service Agreements.


(a) Seller may issue an effective OFO to any Customer under

Rate Schedule FS to (1) increase/decrease quantities

Tendered to Seller for storage at Customer's Point of

Injection, up to Customer's Maximum Daily Injection

Quantity; (2) increase/decrease quantities requested to

be withdrawn from storage at the Point of Withdrawal,

up to Customer's Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity.

Customer will be required to comply with such OFO

within twenty-four (24) hours prior notice.


(b) Seller will require, as a condition in each firm

service Agreement, that Customer guarantee that Seller

will have the right to issue an effective OFO to any

transporter or owner of Gas being supplied to any

Customer, whether such OFO is required to be

effectuated at the Point of Injection/Withdrawal.

Seller shall issue an OFO pursuant to this Section

18.4(b) only if (1) Customer has elected to grant such

authority to Seller for the issuance of all OFO's; or

(2) Seller is required to issue the OFO without

providing the twenty-four (24) hours notice referenced

in Section 18.4(a) above.


(c) Seller shall develop a rotating schedule of Customers

at the Point of Injection/Withdrawal to establish the

priority of the Customer that will receive an OFO in

the event Seller requires additional supplies.


18.5 OFO NOTICE, CONTENTS AND PROCEDURES. Seller shall issue an

OFO as expeditiously as is reasonably practicable in the

circumstances, utilizing electronic communication,

(information transmitted via Seller's Internet Site, electronic

delivery mechanism prescribed by NAESB or other mutually

agreed communication methodologies used to transmit and

receive information, including communication by telephone).

Seller shall post and provide Customers with updated

information concerning the status of operations variables

related to the OFO as soon as it is available. Each OFO

will contain the following provisions:


(a) time and date of issuance;


(b) time that the OFO is considered to be effective (if no

time is specified, the OFO shall be effective immediately);


(c) duration of the OFO (if none is specified, the OFO will

be effective until further notice);


(d) the party or parties receiving the OFO;