Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 72 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 72

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 72

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

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

 

21.2 Replacement Shipper's Request for Assignment (Continued)

 

(d) the desired Primary Receipt and Primary Delivery Point capacity for the

transportation service;

 

(e) whether Replacement Shipper is seeking firm or recallable service.

 

21.3 Releases Permitted Without Prior Posting

 

A Releasing Shipper may release some or all of its transportation rights

without competitive bidding if its proposed release qualifies under this

Subsection 21.3.

 

(a) Short-Term Release Election

 

Competitive bidding for released capacity will not be required if:

 

(i) the release term is for a period of 31 days or less;

 

(ii) the Releasing Shipper provides Company with the information

specified in Subsections 21.1(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (k) and

(m) of these General Terms and Conditions with respect to the short

term release as soon as possible, but not later than the first

nomination, after the release transaction commences; and

 

(iii) either the Releasing Shipper acts as agent for the Replacement

Shipper with respect to the released capacity and agrees to remain

directly liable for all rates, charges and surcharges associated

with the released capacity, or prior to the commencement of service

the short-term Replacement Shipper enters into a separate Released

Transportation Agreement with Company incorporating the information

required by Subsection 21.3(a)(ii) of these General Terms and

Conditions and establishing creditworthiness in accordance with the

same standards and procedures as are provided for Bidders in

Subsection 21.5(a) of these General Terms and Conditions.

 

Releases made pursuant to this Subsection 21.3(a) may not be rolled-over,

renewed or otherwise extended beyond the term of the original capacity

release described above in Subsection 21.3(a)(i) to the same Replacement

Shipper unless the Releasing Shipper follows the prior posting and bidding

procedures or the Replacement Shipper qualifies for any of the other

exemptions from the prior posting and bidding procedures pursuant to

Subsections 21.3(b), (c), and (d). The Releasing Shipper may use this

Subsection 21.3(a) to release the capacity again to the same Replacement

Shipper commencing 28 days from the end of the original release.

 

 

(b) Maximum Rate Prearranged Bidder

 

Competitive bidding for released capacity will not be required if a

Prearranged Bidder has agreed to pay Company's maximum applicable rates

and to the maximum term and quantity stated in the Release Request and the

pre-arranged release is for a term of one year or more. Provided that: