Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2000, Docket: RP00-282-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 290 First Revised Sheet No. 290 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 290

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)

 

24. PIPELINE SERVICE OBLIGATIONS

 

24.1 Any Shipper having a right to firm transportation

capacity prior to the implementation of this Tariff shall be

allowed to reduce its firm transportation capacity prior to the

effectiveness of this Tariff if another Shipper can be found who

is willing to reserve that capacity for the same or longer term

by executing a Service Agreement under which that Shipper will

pay the maximum rate applicable to the firm service. In the

event such a replacement Shipper is found, Transporter shall have

automatic abandonment authority for its service obligation under

Section 284.14(e) of the FERC's Regulations, to the extent of

such reduction or termination. If no such replacement Shipper is

found, the existing firm transportation capacity holder shall be

required to retain the firm transportation capacity to which it

has a right and to be bound by the terms of Rate Schedule FT-1 as

it applies to such capacity.

 

24.2 After restructuring under Order No. 636, et seq., is

implemented through the effectiveness of this Tariff, Transporter

shall have pregranted automatic abandonment authority for its

pipeline service obligations upon termination of a Service

Agreement for transportation and/or storage service in accordance

with the following:

 

24.2.1 For firm Service Agreements with a term of at

least five (5) years: Shipper may exercise its unilateral

right to rollover the Service Agreement at the maximum

rates. If no unilateral rollover right is exercised at the

maximum rates, Shipper shall have a right of first refusal

as described in Subsection 24.4. If Shipper does not

exercise its right of first refusal in accordance with

Subsection 24.4, Transporter's service obligation under the

Service Agreement shall be automatically abandoned upon

expiration of the Service Agreement.

 

24.2.2 For firm Service Agreements with a term of from

one (1) year to five (5) years: Shipper shall have a right

of first refusal as described in Subsection 24.4. If

Shipper does not exercise its right of first refusal in

accordance with Subsection 24.4, Transporter's service