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

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 219 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 219

Superseding: Substitute Fifth Revised Sheet No. 219

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

4. REQUESTS FOR SERVICES

 

4.5 Obtaining Firm Service Outside the Sales Timeline (Continued)

 

(b) Pre-arranged Shippers are permitted to match tied bids

pursuant to Section 9.9(g). Transporter shall not be

obligated to accept any bid for uncommitted capacity that is

for less than the applicable maximum reservation charge and

reservation surcharge.

 

(c) Transporter and Shipper may negotiate rates that exceed the

maximum reservation or usage rates pursuant to Section 4.18.

For purposes of evaluating bids, Transporter will award

capacity pursuant to the evaluation criteria of Section

9.10(b) and will include any contractual usage revenue

commitments in the application of such criteria.

 

(d) For proposed system expansions where an open season has been

held through a notice posted on the EBB, the open season

procedures will be deemed to satisfy the competitive bidding

requirements of this section.

 

4.6 Upon receipt of all of the information required in Section 4 for a

valid request for transportation service, Transporter shall prepare

and tender to Shipper for execution a TSA in the form contained in

this Volume No. 1A Tariff. If Shipper fails to execute the TSA or

any amendment thereto within thirty (30) Days of the date tendered,

Shipper's request shall be deemed null and void.

 

4.7 Capacity Reserved for Future Expansion Projects. Transporter may

elect to reserve for future expansion projects, any unsubscribed

capacity or capacity under expiring or terminating TSAs where such

TSAs do not have a right-of-first-refusal or Shipper does not

exercise its right-of-first-refusal.

 

(a) Capacity may be reserved up to one Year prior to Transporter

filing for certificate authority for construction of proposed

expansion facilities, and thereafter until all expansion

facilities related to the certificate filing are placed into

service.