Texas Gas Transmission, LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/08/2010, Docket: RP10-366-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 2001 First Revised Sheet No. 2001

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 2001

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Section 8

(Cont'd)

 

 

8.3 Valid Request for Service Requirements

 

A valid Request for Service shall contain the applicable information specified in

this Section 8.3. A Request for Service will not be considered to be valid until

a Customer has met the credit / security requirements of Section 5 of these

General Terms and Conditions. Except as provided below, a Request for Service

will be deemed invalid when received more than six (6) months prior to the

commencement of service.

 

A Request for Service can be received and processed more than six (6) months prior

to the commencement of service if the Request for Service is associated with:

 

- an open season;

- termination of an existing service agreement on another pipeline;

- installation of a new physical receipt or delivery meter;

- construction of new pipeline facilities required to serve a new receipt or

delivery point;

- modification of facilities that will result in a material increase in gas

production or usage;

- reservation of capacity for Expansion/Extension Projects in accordance

with Section 20.4 of the General Terms and Conditions; or

- a new firm service agreement with a primary term of at least five (5)

years.

 

A Customer submitting a Request for Service more than 6 months before service

commences shall submit to Texas Gas written evidence that one or more of the above

conditions exist. Failure to provide such written evidence shall render the

Request for Service invalid.

 

In addition, an existing firm transportation Customer that does not have a right

of first refusal or an evergreen clause in its contract may request to extend such

contract more than six (6) months prior to the termination of such contract,

subject to (1) the availability of firm capacity, (2) negotiation of the

transportation rate and (3) the posting and bidding requirements of Section 11.1.

Furthermore, an existing firm transportation Customer that does have a right of

first refusal or an evergreen clause in its contract may request to extend such

contract more than six (6) months prior to the termination of such contract,

subject to negotiation of the transportation rate, but without being subject to

the posting and bidding requirements of Section 11.1.

 

8.3.1 Information for All Service Requests

 

(a) Customer Identity - The identity of the Customer making the Request

for Service, including the legal name of the Customer, the type of

entity (i.e. corporation, limited partnership, etc.) and the

Customer's DUNS Number shall be provided.

 

(b) Contact / Billing - Customer shall provide address, phone, e-mail,

and other contact information for ongoing business, notices and

billings.

 

(c) Credit Information - Customer shall provide credit information as

required by Texas Gas in accordance with Section 5 of the General

Terms and Conditions. Service is contingent upon a satisfactory

credit appraisal and maintenance of a satisfactory credit record

pursuant to Section 5 of the General Terms and Conditions. Texas

Gas may require information, deny service, or require security as

set forth in Section 5 of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

(d) Request Type - Customer must indicate if the Request for Service is

for new service or to amend an existing contract. Amendment

Requests require the existing Contract Number.