Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 461 Original Sheet No. 461 : Pending






(vii) Reconcile transportation imbalances;



(viii) Such other voluntary action as would tend

to alleviate or forestall the situation.


(b) Natural may also take actions within its control

which might tend to alleviate or forestall the situation. Such actions

may include the following:


(i) Advise any Shipper which is not

maintaining receipts and deliveries in balance (after taking into

account such Shipper's storage rights) that such imbalances must not



(ii) Curtail or require adjustments or supply

shifts in ITS service;


(iii) Curtail or adjust injections or

withdrawals under Rate Schedules PALS and/or BESS;


(iv) Curtail or adjust interruptible injections

or withdrawals under Rate Schedules DSS and/or NSS; and/or


(v) Take such other actions as are within

Natural's control and discretion to alleviate or forestall the





(a) (1) In the event that, in Natural's judgment,

the Advisory Actions under Section 23.5 are not sufficient to alleviate

conditions, inter alia, which threaten or could threaten the safe

operations or system integrity of Natural's system or to maintain

operations required to provide efficient and reliable firm service,

Natural is authorized to issue Operational Flow Orders. Notwithstanding

the foregoing, Natural shall take reasonable actions to minimize the

issuance and the adverse impact of Operational Flow Orders, or of any

other measure taken under this Section 23 in response to adverse

operational events on Natural's system, including issuance of

Operational Flow Orders which, to the extent practicable and where

appropriate under the circumstances, are directed only to the specific

Shipper or Shippers whose actions caused or contributed significantly to

the conditions which required Natural to issue the Operational Flow