El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Seventh Revised Sheet No. 218 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 218

Superseding: Sixth Revised Sheet No. 218

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

4. REQUESTS FOR SERVICES

 

4.3 Availability of Firm Service

 

If Transporter determines that it has any uncommitted firm capacity

on its system, it shall use the following procedures when selling

that capacity.

 

(a) If the firm capacity is to be sold within the time periods

specified in the capacity sales timeline of Section 4.2(a),

the procedures of Section 4.4 shall be followed except when

Transporter elects to use Section 4.5.

 

(b) If the firm capacity is to be sold outside the time periods

specified in the capacity sales timeline of Section 4.2(a),

the competitive bidding procedures of Section 4.5 shall be

followed.

 

4.4 Obtaining Firm Service Within the Sales Timeline

 

(a) For firm posted capacity to be sold within the timeline of

Section 4.2(a), Shipper must submit a valid request for

service using the EBB. Transporter will evaluate Shipper's

request and post its acceptance of the request on the EBB.

If Transporter is unable to accept the service request, it

will notify the Shipper in writing.

 

(b) Transporter will respond to such service requests within 30

Days. Transporter shall award such capacity on a first/come-

first/served basis; however, Transporter reserves its right

to refuse service if the rate offered by Shipper is less than

the maximum rate for the service set forth on the Statement

of Rates of this Tariff.

 

(c) If Transporter accepts Shipper's request for service, the TSA

will be deemed electronically executed pursuant to Section

4.11.

 

4.5 Obtaining Firm Service Outside the Sales Timeline

 

(a) For firm capacity to be sold outside the timeline of Section

4.2(a) or where Transporter elects to conduct competitive

bidding, Transporter will post such capacity on its EBB for

competitive bidding. The capacity shall be awarded using the

procedures specified by Sections 9.7 and 9.9.