Western Gas Interstate Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 53-003, Status: Effective

Revised Original Sheet No. 289 Revised Original Sheet No. 289 : Superseded

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

abandon firm service to the existing Shipper when and to

the extent that it executes a new Service Agreement with

the Shipper that offered to pay the higher rate(s) for firm

transportation service.

 

20.8 Expiration of Interruptible and Short-Term Firm

Transportation Service Agreements - Any short-term firm

transportation Service Agreement (a term of less than one

year) or any interruptible transportation Service Agreement

will automatically terminate upon expiration of such

Service Agreement pursuant to its terms and conditions,

with pre-granted abandonment of the service pursuant to the

Commission's Regulations.

 

20.9 Expiration of Long-Term Firm Transportation Service

Agreements - In the event of the expiration of any long-

term firm transportation Service Agreement (a term of one

year or longer) pursuant to its terms and conditions, the

Shipper shall have a right of first refusal to extend the

term of its Service Agreement, as specified herein.

Western will automatically extend the term of a Shipper's

long-term firm transportation Service Agreement pursuant to

the terms of any evergreen or rollover provision contained

therein, unless such Shipper provides a written request to

Western to terminate the Service Agreement.

 

(a) At least three (3) months prior to the expiration of

the Service Agreement, Shipper shall provide written

notice to Western of its election to exercise its

right of first refusal to extend the term of its

Service Agreement.

 

(b) Within 48 hours of receipt of such notice, Western

will post on its Electronic Bulletin Board for a

period of fourteen (14) days such information related

to the firm capacity under the expiring Service

Agreement as would be required for a Capacity Release

Notice.

 

(c) Creditworthy parties may submit written, binding

offers for all or part of the posted firm capacity

during the posting period, specifying the maximum