Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.

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Effective Date: 07/26/2010, Docket: RP10-876-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 259 Original Sheet No. 259

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

9. CAPACITY RELEASE PROGRAM

 

9.1 Purpose. This section sets forth the specific terms and conditions

applicable to Transporter's capacity release program.

 

9.2 Applicability. This section is applicable to any Releasing

Shipper(s) or any Replacement Shipper(s) who elect to release all or

a portion of its firm capacity under Rate Schedule FT. Releasing

Shipper(s) shall have the right to release, on a permanent or

temporary basis, any portion of its firm capacity rights held under

a TSA with Transporter, but only to the extent that the capacity so

released is acquired by another Shipper pursuant to this section.

 

9.3 Availability of Released Capacity. Released capacity shall be made

available on a non-discriminatory basis and shall be assigned on the

basis of an open season or prearrangement in accordance with the

procedures of this section and, where appropriate, the applicable

NAESB WGQ Standards.

 

9.4 Qualification for Participation in the Capacity Release Program. Any

party, whether seeking to acquire capacity under bid or a

prearranged release, must be pre-qualified by Transporter prior to

submitting a bid for released capacity. To be pre-qualified, a

Shipper must satisfy the creditworthiness requirements of this

Tariff. Notwithstanding such qualification to participate in the

capacity release program, Transporter does not guarantee the payment

of any outstanding amounts by a Replacement Shipper.

 

9.5 (a) Releases Assigned On the Basis of An Open Season. A Shipper

electing to release capacity on the basis of an open season

must post notice of release on Transporter's EBB pursuant to

Section 9.7 hereof. Such notice shall be posted upon receipt

unless Releasing Shipper requests otherwise.

 

(b) Releasing Shipper may determine the posting date and length of

the open season; however, the minimum posting requirements and

duration of open season where the release is subject to

special terms and/or conditions, or Releasing Shipper's non-

standard bid evaluation criteria (as detailed in Section

9.11(d)(iv)) shall comply with the following schedule: