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. 450 Original Sheet No. 450 : Pending

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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22. PRE-GRANTED ABANDONMENT AND ROLLOVER RIGHTS (INCLUDING RIGHT OF FIRST

REFUSAL)

 

22.1 GENERAL

 

Subject to Section 22.4, service performed by Natural

under Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations shall expire, and

shall be automatically abandoned, upon contract termination under:

(i) any firm transportation or storage Agreement with a primary term

of less than one (1) year; and (ii) any interruptible transportation

or storage Agreement regardless of term. Service under any firm

transportation or storage Agreement with a term of one (1) year or

greater shall expire, and shall be automatically abandoned, on

contract termination unless service is continued pursuant to Sections

22.2, 22.3 or 22.4. Unless Natural and Shipper expressly agree

otherwise in the Agreement(s), a Shipper who has entered into a

limited-term firm service Agreement(s) pursuant to Section 5.1(c)(11)

of these General Terms and Conditions may not elect to extend such

limited-term agreement pursuant to the provisions of this Section 22;

provided, however, that if the term of the limited-term agreement is

for a period of one year or more, the limited-term agreement shall

have Right of First Refusal rights extended up to the in-service date

of the expansion project. Rollover rights and the Right of First

Refusal may also be restricted pursuant to Section 5.1(c)(12) of

these General Terms and Conditions.

 

22.2 ROLLOVERS

 

(a) A Shipper under Rate Schedule DSS, FTS, FFTS, FTS-G,

FRSS or NSS which has entered into an Agreement thereunder with a

term of three (3) years or longer shall have a unilateral right to

continue receiving service on a firm basis beyond the term of the

existing Agreement and to rollover such Agreement subject to the

following conditions:

 

(1) Shipper must give notice at least twelve (12)

months prior to the termination of its existing Agreement of its

desire to continue receiving service beyond the expiration date of

the existing Agreement; provided, however, that for Agreements

expiring November 30, 1995 or December 1, 1995, notice may be given

no later than May 5, 1995. Such notice must be in a form specified

by Natural and must indicate a desired term of service [which term

must be at least three (3) years] and the desired MDQ, in total and

at each primary point. Such MDQ must be equal to or less than the

existing MDQ in total and at each primary point and the primary