Trailblazer Pipeline Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/28/2007, Docket: RP08-168-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 256 Original Sheet No. 256 : Effective





(1) Trailblazer will require all Shippers out of

balance to the detriment of the system to balance their Agreements.


(2) Trailblazer will seek voluntary action from

Shippers, subject to the Shipper and Trailblazer negotiating adequate



(3) Trailblazer will interrupt interruptible services

if that will restore system flexibility prior to issuance of generally

applicable Operational Flow Orders or curtailment of firm services.

This step will be taken when Shippers are failing to comply with

previously issued Operational Flow Orders or when Trailblazer cannot

identify which Shippers are creating the problem.


(e) Notice of an Operational Flow Order will be posted on

DART, and will be the first item shown on the bulletin board feature

of DART. Trailblazer shall also post, as soon as available,

information about operational parameters which affect when an

Operational Flow Order will begin and end (e.g., significant changes

in pressure on any pipeline segment, status of facility repairs,

etc.). Trailblazer shall provide as much advance warning as possible

of conditions which may create the need to issue an Operational Flow

Order and the issuance of an Operational Flow Order. Trailblazer will

endeavor to post the notice that it will issue an Operational Flow

Order on DART before 4:00 p.m. Central Time or otherwise will endeavor

to notify Shippers via DART by 4:00 p.m. Central Time that they should

check DART again at a specified later time to see whether an

Operational Flow Order will be in effect for the next day. Trailblazer

must attempt to give actual notice of an Operational Flow Order via

telefax or telephone (provided a Shipper has given the numbers to

Trailblazer as required in Section 40.1) at least four (4) hours prior

to the start of the day before an Operational Flow Order will be

effective as to a Shipper. Such notice shall specify the anticipated

duration of the Operational Flow Order. An Operational Flow Order will

be effective at the start of a day and will continue until the end of

the day and through the end of successive days until Trailblazer

notifies Shippers on DART that the Operational Flow Order has been



(f) If any Shipper fails to comply with an Operational Flow

Order during any period which is not a Critical Time, it shall be

subject to a penalty of an amount per Dth determined below times any

volume of gas by which it deviated from the requirements of the

Operational Flow Order. A Shipper shall be exempt from such a penalty