Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 433 Original Sheet No. 433 : Pending

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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Example (3) - Awarding using the tie-breaker

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Assume: Capacity Release = 100,000/day for 5 years

 

Qualified Bids:

 

 

 

Maximum Bid Bid Minimum Time Bid

Volume Term Price Bid Volume Received

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Bid (a) 60,000/day 5 years $.18 0 13:57:40

Bid (b) 50,000/day 5 years $.17 50,000 13:55:05

Bid (c) 35,000/day 5 years $.17 0 13:56:40

Bid (d) 35,000/day 5 years $.17 0 13:56:30

 

 

Winning Qualified Bid (a) receives 60,000 since it has the highest

Bid Value; Bid (b) receives 0 because of its Minimum Bid Volumes;

Bid (c) receives 5,000 because the bid was submitted after Bid (d);

Bid (d) receives 35,000.

 

(f) In no event shall this Section 19.10 result in

winning Qualified Bids with a total volume in excess of the capacity

specified in the Capacity Release Request.

 

(g) The bid evaluation procedure set forth in this

Section 19.10 shall only consider Qualified Bids to the extent they

provide for an objectively quantifiable payment by the Qualified

Bidder. A Qualified Bid based on a percentage of Natural's

reservation charge shall be evaluated by Natural based solely on the

maximum reservation charge being charged by Natural for such service

as of the end of the open season.