Tuscarora Gas Transmission Company
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Effective Date: 07/30/2008, Docket: RP09-302-000, Status: Effective
Fifth Revised Sheet No. 70 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 70
Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 70
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(c) Notice by Transporter. Releasing Shipper's Notice, including the
identity of the Releasing Shipper, shall be posted on Transporter's
Web Site until the expiration of the applicable Bid Period. At the
Releasing Shipper's request Transporter may, but shall not be
obligated to, take other action to market any capacity which the
Releasing Shipper desires to release, and the Releasing Shipper may
search for any party to take its capacity under this Section 26.
(d) Bids. Only Approved Bidders that have executed a Capacity Release
Umbrella Agreement, the form of which is contained in this Tariff, may
bid on capacity which the Releasing Shipper proposes to release. Bids
shall be made electronically during the Bid Period on an open bidding
basis, provided that the bidders' names shall not be posted except for
the winning bidder. Transporter shall select the bid to be accepted in
accordance with Section 26.5(b)(g). If permitted by Releasing
Shipper's Notice, and subject to the provisions thereof, any bid may
be made contingent upon the bidder's acquiring related upstream or
downstream capacity identified in the bid. Any bidder making such a
contingent bid shall confirm that the contingency has been satisfied
or eliminated according to the procedures set forth in Releasing
Shipper's Notice, failing which the bid shall no longer be considered
a valid bid.
(e) If the transportation service provider requires amendments for each
release, the transportation service provider should automate the
process of amending contracts and this may be the subject of a global
agreement between the parties.
(f) Rates. No rate cap applies to releases of capacity for a period of one
year or less only when the release is to take effect on or before
one year from the date on which the pipeline is notified of the
For releases of capacity with terms of greater than one year, the
maximum rate for a volumetric release shall not exceed the volumetric
reservation charge for the released capacity plus all applicable
surcharges; and the maximum rate for all other releases with terms of
greater than one year shall be the applicable maximum reservation
rate plus all applicable surcharges set forth in this FERC Gas tariff,
notwithstanding any discounts then in effect for the Releasing Shipper.
(g) There should be no communication of the identity of non-winning, non-
prearranged bidders in the Offer Upload Final Disposition.
The identity of the winning bidder(s) should be sent to the releasing
shipper in the Offer Upload Final Disposition.
In the case of multiple bids upon one offer, the Transportation
Service Provider (TSP) should have the choice of either sending an
Offer Upload Final Disposition to the winning bidder(s) identifying
all winning bidders, or sending an Offer Upload Final Disposition to
each winning bidder identifying only that party as a winning bidder.
In the case of a non-winning pre-arranged bidder, the TSP should have
the choice of either sending an Offer Upload Final Disposition to the
non-winning prearranged bidder identifying all winning bidders and
identifying the pre-arranged bidder as a non-winning bidder, or
sending an Offer Upload Final Disposition to the non-winning pre-
arranged bidder identifying only the pre-arranged bidder as a non-