Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/01/2005, Docket: RP04-360-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 227 Second Revised Sheet No. 227 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 227

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

4. ALLOCATION OF CAPACITY ENTITLEMENTS (continued)

 

pipeline, Pipeline shall make reasonable efforts to

coordinate such open season with Maritimes & Northeast

Limited Partnership or other upstream pipeline,

respectively.

 

4.2 PREGRANTED ABANDONMENT AND RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL

 

Except as provided below in this Section 4.2, Pipeline

shall have all necessary abandonment authorizations under

the Natural Gas Act upon the (i) expiration of the

contractual term, or (ii) the partial reduction of MDTQ

levels pursuant to either any contractual right for such

reduction or a right of first refusal under this Section

4.2, or (iii) upon termination of the Service Agreement

under an open-access rate schedule.

 

(a) If Customer satisfies the bid matching requirements of

this Section 4.2, such Customer may retain its

capacity with respect to any capacity under a Service

Agreement which qualifies as a ROFR Agreement and

which is to be unsubscribed as a result of (i) the

expiration of the contractual term, (ii) the partial

reduction of MDTQ levels, either pursuant to any

contractual right for such reduction or pursuant to

this Section 4.2, or (iii) the termination by either

Customer or Pipeline of the Service Agreement, and

continue to receive firm service under a new Service

Agreement.

 

(b) Eleven (11) months prior to the effective date of the

partial reduction of MDTQ levels pursuant to a ROFR

Agreement or the termination of a ROFR Agreement,

Pipeline shall post on the LINK® System and the Web

site the following information:

 

(1) the specific quantity available under the Service

Agreement to be terminated,

(2) the applicable Primary Point(s) of Receipt and

Primary Point(s) of Delivery,

(3) the date of expiration, and

(4) the current maximum recourse rate applicable to

the Service Agreement to be terminated.