Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/30/2009, Docket: RP10-77-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 528 Second Revised Sheet No. 528

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 528

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

 

8. TERM OF EXECUTED SERVICE AGREEMENTS

 

8.1 Firm Service Agreements. The term to be covered by an executed firm service agreement

shall be as mutually agreed at the time of execution.

 

8.2 Interruptible Service Agreements. The primary term to be covered by an executed

interruptible service agreement shall be as mutually agreed at the time of execution.

 

8.3 Extension of Service Agreements. Prior to the expiration of the term of a Part 284

service agreement and prior to Algonquin's posting the availability of capacity under

Algonquin's Right of First Refusal provisions, if applicable, Algonquin and Customer may

mutually agree to an extension of the term of the service agreement (the exact length of

which is to be negotiated on a case-by-case basis, in a not unduly discriminatory

manner).

 

9. PREGRANTED ABANDONMENT AND RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL

 

9.1 Except as provided in Section 9.2, Algonquin shall have all necessary abandonment

authorizations under the Natural Gas Act upon the (i) expiration of the contractual

term, or (ii) the partial reduction of service levels pursuant to either any contractual

right for such reduction or a right of first refusal under Section 9.2, or (iii) upon

termination of the service agreement under an Open-access Rate Schedule.

 

9.2 (a) If Customer satisfies the bid matching requirements of this Section 9.2, such

Customer may retain its capacity with respect to any capacity under a Service

Agreement which qualifies as a ROFR Agreement and which is to be unsubscribed as a

result of (i) the expiration of the contractual term, (ii) the partial reduction of

service levels, either pursuant to any contractual right for such reduction or

pursuant to this Section 9, or (iii) the termination by either Customer or Algonquin

of the service agreement, and continue to receive firm service under a new service

agreement.

 

(b) Eleven (11) months prior to the effective date of the partial reduction pursuant to

a ROFR Agreement or the termination of a ROFR Agreement, Algonquin shall post on the

LINK® System and the Web Site the following information:

 

(1) the specific quantity available under the service agreement to be

terminated,

(2) Point(s) of Receipt and Point(s) of Delivery,

(3) the date of expiration,

(4) the current maximum rate applicable to the service agreement to be

terminated.