Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/22/2010, Docket: RP10-385-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 270B Third Revised Sheet No. 270B

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 270B

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

26. AWARDING OF AVAILABLE AND PLANNED PIPELINE CAPACITY (Continued)

 

26.2 Posting of Available Firm Capacity (Continued)

 

shall be posted as available capacity pursuant to

the first-come, first-served process contained

herein below. Company reserves the right not to

accept a Bid for posted capacity at a rate less

than the Maximum Rate. Acceptable Bids will be

posted within one business day of receipt of Bid.

 

(ii) If no acceptable Bids are received during a bid

period, Company will post the capacity as

available on its web site in order that it may be

awarded on a first-come, first-served basis at a

mutually agreed upon rate under Rate Schedule T-1.

Shippers must submit a Bid for such capacity to

Company's Marketing Department. The time the Bid

is received will be used to determine the sequence

of the Bids. Bids received in accordance with

this Section 26 first-come, first served process

at the Maximum Rate for capacity for a shorter

path than the posted path will be accepted on a

consecutive Calendar Month basis for a term up to

and including five (5) years. Bids at the Maximum

Rate for the posted path will be accepted on a

consecutive Calendar Month(s) basis for a term of

greater than or equal to a Calendar Month. Within

three business days prior to the first day of a

Calendar Month or within a Calendar Month in which

the requested commencement of service date of a

Maximum Rate Bid for available capacity falls,

Company will accept such Bid for a term of less

than but within such Calendar Month and for

subsequent consecutive Calendar Months. Company

reserves the right not to make a first-come,

first-served capacity award at less than the

Maximum Rate.

 

(iii) Company shall not award such capacity at less

than the Maximum Rate to a marketing affiliate as

defined by Part 358 of the Commission's

regulations unless a request for a discount from

an affiliate is first posted for competitive Bid

pursuant to the time frames outlined in this

Subsection and no other competitive Bids are

determined to be the Best Bid as a result of such

posting.