Colorado Interstate Gas Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/2010, Docket: RP10-689-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 349 Second Revised Sheet No. 349
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 349
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(e) Imbalance Trades. The term "Imbalance Trade" shall mean the
reallocation of imbalances from one Shipper to another Shipper
in order to reduce the imbalances of both Shippers. Transporter
shall effect an election to Trade imbalances incurred during a
Month as posted and verified electronically.
(i) A Shipper, acting without the assistance of Transporter,
may negotiate an Imbalance Trade arrangement with
(ii) A Shipper may post on Transporter's electronic bulletin
board the Shipper's availability to Trade imbalances. A
Trade posting shall include the quantity to be Traded,
the Shippers' contact names and phone numbers and any
special conditions. Such posting may be made through the
last Day of the Month following the Month of Gas flow.
(iii) Shippers shall negotiate the terms of any Trades among
(iv) Shippers Trading imbalances must electronically notify
Transporter of their Trade no later than the last
Business Day of the Month following the Month in which
the imbalance to be Traded was created.
(v) Only Trades which have the effect of reducing a
Shipper's imbalances are permitted (i.e., the maximum
quantity which may be Traded is the smaller of the
excess or shortfall under the Shipper's Agreements
affected by the Trade).
(vi) Transporter shall permit Trade arrangements at no
additional cost to the Shippers.
(vii) After completion of all Trade transactions, Transporter
shall apply the Traded imbalance quantities to Shipper's
original Agreement-level imbalances. Agreements with the
largest percentage imbalances (see Section 10.5 below
for percentage calculation) shall be credited with Trade
quantities first. Trade quantities shall be applied to
Agreement-level imbalances until the Trade quantities
have been fully allocated.
(f) A Shipper may only apply one of the adjustment procedures to
any individual unit of imbalance (i.e., the same quantity
cannot be scheduled for Trade and imbalance payback, however,
portions of an imbalance may be scheduled for different