Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.
Original Volume No. 1
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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
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: