Questar Southern Trails Pipeline Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/14/2008, Docket: CP99-163-004, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 52 First Revised Sheet No. 52
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 52
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
7. CAPACITY RELEASE AND ASSIGNMENT
7.1 General. This section defines the terms and conditions of the
capacity release program on Southern Trails' system and applies to any Shipper
that has contracted for firm transportation service under this tariff and
elects to release all or a portion of its firm capacity.
7.2 Conditions of Release. A Shipper shall have the right to release
any portion of its firm capacity but only to the extent that the released
capacity is acquired by another Shipper through provisions of this section.
7.3 Criteria of Release. A releasing Shipper may specify how bids for
released capacity are to be evaluated to determine the best offer. A Shipper
must notify Southern Trails of the criteria by which volumetric bids are to be
evaluated. These criteria must be objectively stated, applicable to all
potential bidders and nondiscriminatory. Unless the offer to release is
withdrawn according to § 7.22, the releasing Shipper shall not be entitled to
reject a bid that meets its specified criteria.
7.4 Qualification For Participation in the Capacity Release Program.
Any party wishing to become a bidding Shipper must prequalify by satisfying
the creditworthiness provisions and Questline access and signatory
requirements of this tariff prior to submitting a bid for capacity.
Notwithstanding Shipper's qualification to participate in Southern Trails'
capacity release program, Southern Trails does not guarantee to the releasing
Shipper that the replacement Shipper will pay for the contracted-for service.
7.5 Notice by Shipper Electing to Release Capacity. A releasing
Shipper must post a notice via Questline that it elects to release firm
capacity. The notice must state:
(a) The releasing Shipper's name, contract number and the name
and phone number of the individual responsible for authorizing the release of
(b) The maximum and minimum RDC to be released stated in
(c) The primary receipt and delivery points.