Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 02/01/2009, Docket: RP09-279-000, Status: Effective

Tenth Revised Sheet No. 70 Tenth Revised Sheet No. 70

Superseding: Ninth Revised Sheet No. 70

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

21. RELEASES OR ASSIGNMENTS OF FIRM TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENTS (Continued)

 

21.1 Releasing Shipper's Request for Assignment

 

A Releasing Shipper that desires to release its rights to service on a basis

that does not qualify for an exemption from prior posting pursuant to

Subsection 21.3 of these General Terms and Conditions, may post directly on

Company's System the following information:

 

(a) Releasing Shipper's name and Firm Transportation Agreement number;

 

(b) the portion of the Releasing Shipper's TQ to be released (including any

minimum acceptable quantity);

 

(c) the proposed commencement date and term of the release (including any

minimum acceptable term);

 

(d) the amount of the firm capacity to be released at each Primary Point (the

total receipt point capacity released shall be equal to the total delivery

point capacity released);

 

(e) the reservation and/or usage rates and all other applicable rates, charges

and surcharges for the released service, including any applicable Minimum

Rate(s). For releases with a term of one year or less and the release is

to take effect on or before one year from the date on which the Releasing

Shipper notifies the Company of the release, the reservation and/or usage

rates that may be bid may exceed the Maximum Rates for the applicable

service being released as set forth on the applicable currently effective

tariff sheets;

 

(f) whether the transportation rights are to be released on a firm or

recallable basis and, if on a recallable basis, the specific conditions

for recall of the capacity; Pursuant to NAESB WGQ Standard 5.3.7

(Version 1.7): Transportation Service Providers should support the

function of reputting by Releasing Shippers. Pursuant to NAESB WGQ

Standard 5.3.8 (Version 1.0): Reput method and rights should be specified

at the time of the deal. Reput method and rights are individually

negotiated between the Releasing Shipper and Replacement Shipper;

 

(g) whether contingent bids will be accepted for evaluation and, if so,

whether the contingency can extend beyond the Bidding period; if the

contingency may extend beyond the Bidding Period, whether, and for what

time period, the next highest bidder will be obligated to acquire the

capacity should the winning contingent bidder exercise its option not to

take the capacity;

 

(h) whether the release is contingent on Releasing Shipper's ability to

release associated capacity on another pipeline and, if so, all conditions

associated with such contingency;