MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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Effective Date: 04/10/2009, Docket: RP09-136-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 20 Original Sheet No. 20

 

RATE SCHEDULE FTS

FIRM TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

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1. AVAILABILITY

 

This Rate Schedule FTS is available to any entity (hereinafter

called Shipper) which: (a) submits to Midcontinent Express Pipeline

LLC (hereinafter called MEP) a valid request as defined in Section 3

hereof as to which MEP has firm capacity available on all affected

portions of its System and the firm operational capability to satisfy;

(b) is awarded capacity consistent with the provisions of the Tariff;

and (c) executes a Firm Transportation Service Agreement (FTS

Agreement) with MEP applicable to service under this Rate Schedule

FTS. The form of FTS Agreement is contained in this Tariff. There is

no limitation on the number of FTS Agreements any one Shipper may

have.

 

2. APPLICABILITY, DEFAULTS AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

2.1 The transportation service provided under this Rate

Schedule FTS shall be performed under Part 284 of the Commission's

Regulations. This Rate Schedule FTS shall apply to all Gas

transported by MEP for Shipper pursuant to an FTS Agreement. Service

hereunder shall be provided on a firm basis. However, service may be

interrupted for any of the reasons set out in the applicable

provisions of this Tariff. As more fully set out in the General Terms

and Conditions of this Tariff, MEP is not providing supply service

under this Rate Schedule.

 

2.2 MEP shall have the right to waive any one or more specific

defaults by any Shipper if such default will not affect the integrity

of MEP's System or the quality of service and if the waiver is

provided on a basis which is not unduly discriminatory, provided that

such waiver is not inconsistent with any applicable Commission

Regulations or orders, and provided also that any waiver given to a

Shipper by MEP shall be made available to all similarly situated

Shippers during the time period when it is in effect. No such waiver

shall operate or be construed as a waiver of any other existing or

future default or defaults, whether of a like or different character.

 

2.3 Service hereunder shall consist of the acceptance by MEP

of Gas tendered by Shipper or for Shipper's account for transportation

at Receipt Points specified in or applicable to the FTS Agreement, the

transportation of that Gas through MEP's pipeline System, and the

delivery of that Gas by MEP to Shipper or for Shipper's account at the