DAILY CRITICAL DAY 1 FOR ZONE 4 300 LEG ONLY EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ALL OF ZONES
4, 5 AND 6 EFFECTIVE 1-31-2023
to forecasted colder temperatures returning to parts of the Northeast with
associated higher demand and in an effort to protect system integrity and firm
service obligations, effective for the Gas Day of Tuesday, January 31, 2023,
and until further notice, Tennessee is EXPANDING the current OFO
Daily Critical Day 1 for the Zone 4 300 Leg only for LMS-PA Balancing Parties
TO ALSO INCLCUDE ALL OF ZONES 4, 5 AND 6 FOR ALL BALANCING PARTIES ((including
LMS-PA, SA contracts acting as balancing parties, LMS-MA, and LMS-PL balancing
action is pursuant to Article X, Section 4 of the General Terms and Conditions
of Tennessee's FERC Gas Tariff.
delivery point operators in
all of Zones 4, 5 and 6 are
required to keep actual daily takes out of the system equal to or less than
scheduled quantities regardless of their cumulative imbalance position.
All receipt point operators in all of Zones 4, 5 and 6 are required to
keep actual daily receipts into the system equal to or greater than scheduled
quantities regardless of their cumulative imbalance position. In
addition, it is essential that delivery point operators schedule gas at meters
commensurate with takes within the affected areas. Balancing between
OBA points not included in the OFO area will not be permitted. All LMS-PA,
SA contracts acting as balancing parties, LMS-MA and LMS-PL Balancing Parties
are required to maintain an actual daily flow rate not exceeding 2% of
scheduled quantities or 500 dths, whichever is greater, for under-deliveries
into the system and over-takes from the system. Customers will be assessed a
rate of $5.00 plus the applicable Regional Daily Spot Price per dekatherm for
that portion of physical quantities related to under-deliveries by receipt
point operators and over-takes by delivery point operators which exceed this
DAILY OFO CRITICAL DAY 1 WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
WILL INFORM CUSTOMERS BY EBB WHEN THIS OFO WILL BE LIFTED.
would like to remind all operators/agents of power plants directly connected to
TGP of certain parameters of FERC Order 698 requirements. Tennessee requires
that all power plant operators submit burn profiles and nominations prior to
gas flow. Due to very limited flexibility, power plant operators are
encouraged to burn ratably based on scheduled volumes. The burn profiles
should be sent to TGPGasControl@Kindermorgan.com. The latest burn
profile template can be found by accessing the Tennessee web site and following
the steps below.
the event this OFO is not sufficient to maintain the operational integrity of
the system, Tennessee may escalate to a Critical Day II, an OFO Balancing
Alert, Meter Specific OFO(s) or Hourly OFO(s). Additionally Tennessee may be
required to schedule nominations to demonstrable flow as needed to protect the
integrity of the system. Tennessee cannot accept unscheduled imbalances
and requires all customers to nominate and schedule all payback requests. Payback
nominations in these areas will be evaluated at each cycle and scheduled only
if operational feasible.
will deem all affected Shippers to be in compliance with the actions specified
in the Daily Critical Day 1 OFO if after the measurement close the actual
system conditions were opposite to the conditions for which this OFO was
contact your Scheduler if you have any questions.