National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/30/2006, Docket: RP06-291-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 453 First Revised Sheet No. 453 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 453

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

26. PROCEDURES FOR ALLOCATING FIRM CAPACITY (Cont'd.)

 

26.6 If Transporter receives a request for firm service (other than a

backhaul service) that requires capacity that exists on

Transporter's system, but has not been disclosed to shippers

pursuant to Section 9 of these General Terms and Conditions,

Transporter shall solicit service requests for such capacity, and

shall allocate such capacity in accordance with this Section 26.

In such case, the request for capacity that had not been

disclosed shall be considered to have been received in response

to the posting and during the posting period.

 

26.7 Any shipper submitting a request in response to a posting

pursuant to this Section 26 may later amend its bid prior to the

conclusion of the posting period.

 

26.8 Notwithstanding the above, Transporter shall not be obligated to

accept any bid or execute a service agreement or precedent

agreement at a rate less than the maximum rate allowable under

the applicable rate schedule. Transporter's posting may specify

a minimum rate and the latest commencement date that Transporter

will accept for service requiring the capacity described in its

posting.

 

26.9 In the case of a posting of capacity to be made available as the

result of the construction or acquisition of new facilities,

Transporter's posting may specify a minimum term of service that

must be requested by Shippers bidding on the capacity.

 

26.10 If capacity posted hereunder is contracted by a shipper, either

in response to the posting or outside of an established posting

period pursuant to Subsection 26.5 hereof, for a primary term of

less than twelve (12) months, Transporter shall not be obligated

to post such capacity upon expiration of such contract pursuant

to this Section 26, but may process request for firm service

utilizing such capacity on a first-come first-served basis,

subject to Subsection 26.6 hereof.