Tuscarora Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

 Contents / Previous / Next / Main Tariff Index

 

 

Effective Date: 07/01/2009, Docket: RP09-841-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 137 First Revised Sheet No. 137

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 137

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

26. CAPACITY RELEASE (continued)

 

26.2 Capacity Eligible for Release. (continued)

 

(b) Types of Release

 

A Releasing Shipper may release a Parcel for a term (Release Term)

up to or equivalent to the remaining term under its service

agreement with Transporter. 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 release. Types of releases include:

 

NON-PREARRANGED - BIDDING REQUIRED

(1) Capacity releases that are not prearranged require bidding.

 

PREARRANGED RELEASES - BIDDING REQUIRED

(1) Unless capacity is released pursuant to either an asset

management agreement or a state-approved retail access

program, releases with terms greater than thirty-one (31)

days and up to and including one year require bidding. This

type of release allows a right of first refusal for the

prearranged bidder. Bidding is pursuant to the methodology

selected by the Releasing Shipper.

 

(2) Unless capacity is released pursuant to either an asset

management agreement or a state-approved retail access

program, releases with terms greater than one year at a

rate that is less than the maximum applicable tariff rate

require bidding up to the maximum applicable tariff rate.

This type of release allows a right of first refusal for

the prearranged bidder. Bidding is pursuant to the

methodology selected by the Releasing Shipper.

 

PREARRANGED RELEASES - BIDDING NOT REQUIRED

(1) Releases for any period of thirty-one (31) days or less do

not require bidding. Unless capacity is released pursuant

to either an asset management agreement or state-approved

retail access program, a firm shipper may not roll over,

extend, or in any way continue the release to the same

replacement shipper using the 31 days or less bidding

exemption until twenty-eight (28) days after the first

release period has ended. The 28-day hiatus does not apply

to any re-release to the same replacement shipper that is

posted for bidding or that qualifies for any of the other

exemptions from bidding set forth herein.

 

(Continued)