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
Third Revised Sheet No. 274A Third Revised Sheet No. 274A
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 274A
TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9. CAPACITY RELEASE PROGRAM
9.1 Purpose - This Section 9 sets forth the specific terms and
conditions applicable to the implementation by Transporter of a
Capacity Release Program on its interstate pipeline system.
9.2 Applicability - This Section 9 is applicable to any Shipper who has
a Part 284 TSA under a firm rate schedule contained in this Volume
No. 1A Tariff, subject to the conditions of such rate schedule, or
an Acquired Capacity Agreement (except for those Acquired Capacity
Agreements providing for volumetric reservation charges) and who
elects to release, subject to the Capacity Release Program set
forth herein, all or a portion of its firm transportation rights.
Shipper shall have the right to release any portion of the firm
capacity rights held under a TSA or an Acquired Capacity Agreement
but only to the extent that the capacity so released is acquired by
another Shipper pursuant to the provisions of this Section 37.
(a) Any Rate Schedule FT-2 Shipper may release capacity provided
that such shipper is willing to convert on a temporary basis,
for a minimum term of one (1) Month, to service under Rate
Schedule FT-1. Notice of the intent to convert must be given
to Transporter at least one (1) week prior to the beginning
of the Month(s) for which such conversion is to be effective.
For purposes of determining capacity rights of such Shipper,
Transporter will utilize either the Shipper's billing
determinants established in the general rate proceeding
applicable on the effective date of the conversion or a
billing determinant negotiated by the parties.
9.3 Notice by Shipper Electing to Release Capacity - A Releasing
Shipper shall deliver a notice via Transporter's EBB that it elects
to release firm capacity. The notice shall set forth: