Elba Express Company, L.L.C.

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/01/2010, Docket: RP10-342-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 54 Original Sheet No. 54


(d) Maximization: To better maximize the use of SHIPPER'S firm

transportation services for which it is paying a Reservation

Charge (either maximum recourse, discounted, or negotiated),

COMPANY shall maximize SHIPPER'S services as follows for

purposes of billing SHIPPER under its Service Agreements

with COMPANY. If a Firm Transportation Service Agreement

contains a Negotiated Rate transaction, the maximization

will also apply to such Service Agreement.


(i) Delivery Point Level: The total quantity allocated to

SHIPPER at each Delivery Point pursuant to the PDA in

effect for the Day shall be deemed to be allocated

among SHIPPER'S various services in effect at each

point on that Day in the following order, as



(1) Reservation FTS and acquired FTS capacity

released on a reservation basis, either

recourse, discounted, or negotiated;


(2) Other Rate Schedule FTS capacity, including

Authorized Overrun;


(3) Rate Schedule ITS, and then


(4) Unauthorized Overrun Gas.


However, the allocation of any deliveries at a

Delivery Point for a segmented transaction will be

capped at the lesser of the applicable allocated

deliveries or receipts.


13.3 Allocation under Operational Balancing Agreements:


(a) An Operational Balancing Agreement ("OBA") is a contract

between two parties which specifies the procedures to manage

operating variances at an interconnection between pipelines.

At every point on COMPANY'S system, COMPANY shall enter into

an OBA, or use reasonable efforts to enter into an OBA in

the case of interconnecting parties who are not required to

enter into OBAs, with the Point Operator in lieu of the

allocation provisions of Section 13.1 and/or Section 13.2

above, as applicable, if the following conditions are met:


(i) the Point Operator is creditworthy or provides one of

the alternate forms of credit support set forth in

Section 2.1(d) herein;


(ii) the Point Operator maintains dispatching personnel on

a 24-hour basis, seven days a week;