Viking Gas Transmission Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 52-001, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 72 Original Sheet No. 72 : Superseded
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
(d) the desired primary receipt and primary delivery point capacity for the
(e) whether Replacement Shipper is seeking firm or interruptible service.
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 Section 3.
a) Short-Term Release Election: Competitive bidding for released capacity will not be
i) the release term is less than one calendar month for releases beginning on the
first day of the calendar month or less than thirty days for any other
ii) the Releasing Shipper provides Transporter with the information specified in
Section 1(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (k) and (m) with respect to the short
term release; 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 Transportation Agreement with Transporter incorporating the
information required by Section 3(a)(ii) and establishing creditworthiness in
accordance with the same standards and procedures as are provided for Bidders
in Section 5(a).
Releases made pursuant to this Section 3(a) may not be rolled-over, renewed or
otherwise extended beyond the term described above in Section 3(a)(i) unless the
Replacement Shipper agrees to pay the applicable maximum rate and meets all other
terms and conditions of the release request or the Releasing Shipper follows the
prior posting and bidding procedures; provided that the Releasing Shipper may use
this Section 3 to release the capacity again to the same Replacement Shipper
commencing 30 days from the end of the original release.
Releasing Shipper shall post the terms of a release under this Section 3(a) on
Transporter's EBB no later than 48 hours after the commencement of the release.
b) Maximum Rate Prearranged Bidder: Competitive bidding for released capacity will not
be required if a Prearranged Bidder has agreed to pay Transporter's maximum
applicable rates and to the maximum term and quantity stated in the Release
Request. Provided that: