Carnegie Interstate Pipeline Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/01/1995, Docket: CP93-552-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 25 Original Sheet No. 25 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 25






4.1 Right to Curtail


In the event unexpected gas supply limitations

cause CIPCO to be unable to deliver to all Customers

receiving service under this Rate Schedule FMS the

quantities of gas CIPCO is obligated to deliver,

CIPCO shall have the right to curtail, interrupt, or

discontinue service under this Rate Schedule FMS in

whole or in part on all or a portion of its system

from time to time and at any time.


4.2 Priorities


Available gas supplies shall be allocated

proportionately among Customers receiving service

under this Rate Schedule FMS so as to fulfill,

whenever possible, each such Customer's requirements

in each of the priorities of use listed below.

CIPCO's deficiency of gas supplies shall be

apportioned among each such Customer beginning with

the lowest priority, then in sequence to the highest

priority, on the basis of the ratio of each such

Customer's requirements in the respective priority to

the total of all such Customers' requirements in the

same priority. Requirements in a higher priority

will not be curtailed until all requirements in the

lower priorities have been completely curtailed.


(a) Residential, small commercial (less

than 50 Dth on a peak day), schools, hospitals,

police protection, fire protection, sanitation

facility, or correctional facility, or any other

use determined to be a high-priority use under

Section 401(f)(2)(D) of the Natural Gas Policy



(b) Essential agricultural uses.


(c) Essential industrial process and

feedstock uses, including firm industrial

requirements for plant protection.


(d) All other requirements not specified