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
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 278 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 278
Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 278
TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
9. CAPACITY RELEASE PROGRAM (Continued)
9.3 Notice by Shipper Electing to Release Capacity (Continued)
(q) whether the Releasing Shipper's notice will state minimum
conditions or that such Shipper has revealed such minimums to
Transporter which conditions shall not be revealed during the
(r) any other applicable conditions; and
(s) if the released capacity was originally obtained under a
negotiated rate agreement, the usage charges and surcharges
applicable to that agreement.
A Releasing Shipper may withdraw such notice at any time prior to
the close of the open season set forth in Section 9.7 below if such
withdrawal is due to an unanticipated need for the capacity and no
bid has been received which meets the minimum criteria specified in
the notice; provided, however, that once the notice is withdrawn,
the offer to release shall remain posted on the EBB for a period of
thirty (30) Days for monitoring and control purposes.
9.4 Notice of Pre-Arranged Release - The Releasing Shipper shall
deliver a notice via Transporter's EBB of a pre-arranged release.
The notice shall set forth all of the information on the terms of
the release called for in Section 9.3 and all of the information
called for in Section 9.8 required to define the pre-arranged bid.
In addition, it shall specify if the pre-arranged bid is for the
maximum applicable reservation rate, and whether the Releasing
Shipper is seeking bids to compete with the non-rate provisions of
the pre-arranged bid. The Releasing Shipper shall also designate
if it is seeking bids when the release of capacity is for thirty-
one (31) Days or less.
9.5 Term of Released Capacity - The term of any release of firm
capacity shall not exceed the term of the TSA or Acquired Capacity
Agreement under which releasing occurs, nor shall it be less than
one (1) full gas flow day.
9.6 Availability of Released Capacity - Released capacity shall be made
available on a nondiscriminatory basis and shall be assigned on the
basis of an open season or pre-arrangement in accordance with the
procedures described in Sections 9.7 and 9.9.