Gas Transmission Northwest Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 01/01/2007, Docket: RP06-407-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 211A Original Sheet No. 211A : Effective

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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33. RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL UPON TERMINATION OF FIRM SHIPPER'S SERVICE

AGREEMENT (Continued)

 

33.1 (Continued)

 

commence open bidding no later than 3 months prior to the service

agreement expiration. The bid period will be no less than 5

business days in duration. GTN will announce the bid winner(s) as

soon as practicable after the close of the bid period, provided,

however, that GTN will have no obligation to accept any bid(s) at

rates less than the maximum applicable rate in effect. Acceptable

bids will be those having the greatest economic value as determined

in Paragraph 18.1(e). Tied bids will be awarded on a pro rata

basis. Winning Shipper(s) and GTN must execute a new firm

transportation service agreement prior to service commencement.

New long-term Shippers will be subject to the highest incremental

fuel rate on the GTN system where such fuel rate otherwise applies

to expansion Shippers on the GTN system.

 

33.2 In the event original capacity holder does not elect termination,

GTN will commence open bidding no later than 3 months prior to the

service agreement expiration. The bid period will be no less than 5

business days in duration. GTN will notify the original capacity

holder of any acceptable bid(s) as soon as practicable, provided,

however, that GTN will have no obligation to accept any bid(s) at

rates less than the maximum applicable rate in effect. Acceptable

bids will be those having the greatest economic value as determined

in Paragraph 18.1(e). In the event that GTN does not receive any

acceptable bids, the original capacity holder shall not be entitled

to continue to receive transportation service upon the expiration

of its contract except by agreeing to pay the maximum applicable

tariff rate. If GTN accepts any bid(s) the original

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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