Oktex Pipeline Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 04/15/2002, Docket: RP01-183-001, Status: Effective
Substitute Original Sheet No. 40I Substitute Original Sheet No. 40I : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 40I
Discounts shall apply to points or transportation paths being segmented
only to the extent Transporter explicitly specifies in writing that such
discount shall apply.
(g) To the extent segmentation results in an increase of a Shipper's or
Replacement Shipper's firm contract rights and Transporter schedules and
confirms that increase in firm contract rights, the Shipper or Replacement
Shipper that caused such increase in firm contract rights overlap will be
subject to an overrun charge pursuant to Section XXI and XXII, except as
provided in subsection (d) of this Section XXXVI.
(h) Transporter reserves the right to evaluate and disallow segmentation on
its system on a case-by-case basis for those situations that are not
operationally feasible and not already described in this Section.
Disallowance of segmentation requests will be made on a non-discriminatory
basis. Transporter will post in its Internet web site within 10 business days,
the explanation for any disallowance of segmentation not specifically
described in this Tariff.
XXXVII. THIRD PARTY IMBALANCE MANAGEMENT
(A) Transporter shall allow Shippers to obtain imbalance management
services from Third Party Providers in accordance with 18 C.F.R. 284.12(c)
(2) (iii), subject to the following provisions regarding coordination between
Transporter and any Third Party Provider:
(1) The imbalance management services offered and provided by a Third Party
Provider will be limited to balancing services for Shippers on Transporter's system.
(2) Transporter will not allow a Third Party Provider to provide an
imbalance management service that would cause either a Shipper(s) or
Transporter to participate in an activity that is in violation of any other
Section of Transporter's FERC Gas Tariff.
(3) Transporter will not allow a Third Party Provider to provide a service
which involves the resale and/or repackaging of an existing balancing
service offered by Transporter if the resale and/or repackaging would
create a greater obligation on Transporter or other Shippers than existed
prior to the resale and/or repackaging.
(4) Prior to offering Imbalance Management Services on Transporter's
facilities, a Third Party Provider must provide Transporter with the
(a) a clear definition of the operational changes the Third Party Provider will
effectuate at points on Transporter's pipeline system in order to offset the
operational effects on Transporter of imbalances and quantification of the
extent to which such imbalances will be resolved through the provisions of Third
Party Imbalance Management Service;