Northern Border Pipeline Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 09/16/2009, Docket: RP09-540-000, Status: Effective
Sixth Revised Sheet No. 273 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 273
Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 273
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
27. RELEASE OF FIRM CAPACITY (Continued)
27.20 Offer Requirements
A Releasing Shipper who elects to release its firm capacity
on either a permanent basis or a temporary basis, must
specify the terms and conditions upon which it will release
its capacity in an Offer.
A release of firm capacity is not subject to Bid if 1) the
release is at the Maximum Rate for a term of more than one
year or 2) the release period is 31 days or less and the
Releasing Shipper elects not to make the release biddable or
3) the release is to an asset manager under an Asset
Management Arrangement (AMA) as defined in 18 CFR 284.8(h)(3)
or to a marketer participating in a state-regulated retail
access program as defined in 18 CFR 284.8(h)(4) (AMA Release).
Except for capacity released to an AMA or marketer
participating in a state-regulated access program, a
Releasing Shipper may not roll over, extend or in any way
continue a release to the same Designated Replacement
Shipper that obtained capacity for a term of thirty-one
days or less through a release which was not subject to
Bid, until a minimum of twenty-eight days after the first
release period has ended. However, the twenty-eight day
waiting period is not applicable to a re-release of
capacity to the same Designated Replacement Shipper if the
Releasing Shipper posts such capacity for Bid or the
re-release is otherwise exempt from bidding as detailed
An Offer must conform to the parameters set forth herein in
Subsection 27.40 and must comply with NAESB WGQ Data Set 5.4.7.
The terms and conditions included in the Offer shall be
objectively stated and be applicable to all potential
bidders on a non-discriminatory basis.
Releasing Shipper may submit an Offer to Company in writing
or electronically for posting.
An Offer expires on the Bid Closing Date if no Bid is received.