Saltville Gas Storage Company L.L.C.

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Effective Date: 10/01/2009, Docket: RP09-953-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 129 Third Revised Sheet No. 129

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 129





5.3 Curtailment of Service.


(a) If on any Day Saltville's capability to receive or deliver

quantities is impaired so that Saltville is unable to

receive or deliver all the quantities which are scheduled,

then curtailment of service shall be made in the following



(1) Interruptible services pursuant to Section 5.2(b),


(2) Interruptible services pursuant to Section 5.2(a),


(3) Make-up volumes to correct prior variances between (i)

Transporter and Saltville under a balancing agreement,

(ii) Customer and Saltville, and (iii) Customer and

Transporter if the variance was due to Saltville's

failure to receive or deliver Customer's scheduled


(4) Firm Storage Service (FSS) not in excess of MDIQ or

MDWQ on a pro rata basis according to the quantities

scheduled for each Customer.


Curtailment of Interruptible services within categories

described in Sections 5.3(a)(1) and 5.3(a)(2), above, shall

be based on the daily injection and withdrawal charge of the

scheduled activity, with the scheduled activity having the

lowest daily injection or withdrawal charge, as appropriate,

being curtailed first. Any ties shall be curtailed on a pro

rata basis.


(b) Saltville shall provide Customer as much advance notice of

any curtailment as is practicable under the circumstances.

Such notice shall be made by telephone, facsimile or via the

Internet Web site, as appropriate, and shall state the

reduced quantities of Gas that Saltville estimates it will

be able to park, loan, store, inject, withdraw, receive or

deliver for Customer and the estimated duration of the



(c) If curtailment is required, Saltville and Customer shall

cooperate to the extent possible in making adjustments to

receipt, deliveries, injections or withdrawals to minimize

injury to any property or facilities.


5.4 Curtailment Liability. Saltville shall not be liable for any loss

or damage to any person or property caused, in whole or in part,

by any curtailment of service, except to the extent caused solely

by Saltville's gross negligence or willful misconduct.