Mojave Pipeline Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 03/22/2010, Docket: RP10-330-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 277 Original Sheet No. 277
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
36. CONTRACT PROCEDURES (Continued)
36.5 Obtaining Firm Service Within the Sales Timeline
(a) For firm posted capacity to be sold within the timeline of
Section 9.3, 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 sheets of this Tariff.
(c) If Transporter accepts Shipper's request for service, the
Service Agreement will be deemed electronically executed
pursuant to Section 36.7(b).
36.6 Obtaining Firm Service Outside the Sales Timeline
(a) For firm capacity to be sold outside the timeline of Section
9.3 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 Section 34 of the General Terms and
(b) Pre-arranged Shippers are permitted to match tied bids
pursuant to Section 34. Transporter shall not be obligated
to accept any bid for uncommitted capacity that is for less
than the applicable maximum reservation charge and
(c) Transporter and Shipper may negotiate rates that exceed the
maximum reservation or usage rates pursuant to Section 32.
For purposes of evaluating bids, Transporter will award
capacity pursuant to the evaluation criteria of Section 34.10
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.