Empire Pipeline, Inc.

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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 154 Original Sheet No. 154





9. CURTAILMENT (Cont'd.)



If, on any day, Transporter determines that the capacity of its

system, or any portion thereof, including the points at which gas is

tendered for transportation or delivered by Transporter, is

insufficient to serve all transportation requirements which are

otherwise scheduled for such day, capacity which requires allocation

shall be allocated in a manner which results in curtailment of

capacity, to zero (0) if necessary,


(A) first, to interruptible and overrun services subject to service

agreements specifying a discounted rate, beginning with the

service(s) subject to the largest discount(s), and proceeding in

reverse order according to the amount of the discount(s),

capacity to be allocated pro-rata among equally discounted



(B) second, to remaining quantities scheduled pursuant to Rate

Schedule IT and overrun services;


(C) third, to quantities scheduled within contract quantities at

Secondary Points of Receipt or Delivery except as provided in

Subsection 9(D);


(D) fourth to quantities scheduled within contract quantities for

Rate Schedule FT at Secondary Points of Receipt or Delivery

located within Shipper's transportation path where the direction

of the scheduled gas flow is the same as the direction of gas

flowing from the Primary Point(s) of Receipt to the Primary

Point(s) of Delivery;


(E) last, to quantities scheduled at primary points within contract

quantities for each shipper pursuant to the FT Rate Schedule.



Unless otherwise provided above, available capacity will be allocated

to scheduled receipt and deliveries within a category for purpose of

this Subsection in proportion to the quantities scheduled by