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Effective Date: 07/10/2004, Docket: RP00-394-003, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 117 Second Revised Sheet No. 117 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 117



19. Operational Flow Orders


19.1 In General


Transporter, in its reasonable discretion, shall have the right to issue Operational

Flow Orders (OFOs) as specified in this Section upon determination by Transporter

that action is required in order to alleviate conditions which threaten the integrity

of Transporter's system, to maintain pipeline operations at the pressures required to

provide reliable firm services, to have adequate supplies in the system to deliver on

demand (including injection of gas into the mainline and providing line pack), to

maintain firm service to all Shippers and for all firm services, and to maintain the

system in balance for the foregoing purposes. To the extent feasible, Transporter

shall attempt to direct such OFOs to those Shippers causing the condition that

necessitates issuance of the OFO.



Each Operational Flow Order shall contain the following information:


(1) Time and date of issuance;

(2) Time that OFO is effective;

(3) Duration of OFO (if none specified, the OFO will remain in effect

until further notice);

(4) The Shipper(s) or class of Shippers affected;

(5) The action that Shipper(s) must take;

(6) The reason or justification for issuing the OFO; and,

(7) Any other information which may be required by the terms of this




Except for events or conditions which threaten the integrity of Transporter's

system, or as specified in Section 19.2(a), Transporter will give twenty-four (24)

hours general advance notice of an Operational Flow Order, by telephonic,

facsimile, or electronic communication to Shipper's representative, the conditions

that may jeopardize the system or affect Transporter's ability to meet its

contractual obligation to meet all firm services. Transporter reserves the right to

issue an Operational Flow Order with less than twenty-four (24) hours to comply if

necessary to protect the integrity of its system. Additionally, Transporter shall

give as much advance warning as is reasonably possible,information regarding the

operational variables that will give, or will in the future give, rise to issuance of

an OFO, and Transporter shall provide updates regarding the expected duration of an

OFO based on those operational variables. Once an OFO has been issued, Transporter

will post on its Internet website available information regarding the status of

operational variables that determine the beginning and end of the OFO. Within a

reasonable period of an OFO, Transporter shall prepare a report detailing the factors

requiring the issuance and termination of the OFO and shall submit post this report

to Shippers by the communication methods as stated in this Section on its Internet