Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline LLC

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/01/2009, Docket: RP09-257-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 111 Original Sheet No. 111

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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(1) INITIAL OPEN SEASON

 

KMLP shall conduct an Initial Open Season for

all firm forward-haul transmission capacity becoming available on its

System; provided, however, that the Initial Open Season procedure

shall not apply (and the capacity shall not be considered as available

or becoming available) where an existing Shipper has the right of

first refusal or other rollover right under Section 16 of these

General Terms and Conditions unless and until all such rollover rights

have expired or, if the right of first refusal is exercised, the right

of first refusal process has concluded and the capacity has not been

awarded. Any capacity award hereunder must comply with Section

2.1(a)(2) of these General Terms and Conditions.

 

(i) An Initial Open Season shall be

conducted so that the open season would end at least two (2) Business

Days before the date the firm capacity becomes available. Such

capacity may not be awarded, except as otherwise provided in this

Section 2.1 or Section 16 of these General Terms and Conditions, until

after an Initial Open Season has been conducted.

 

(ii) In any Initial Open Season, the minimum

posting and bidding period applicable to firm capacity available for

less than one (1) Year is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Clock

Time on a Business Day and the minimum posting and bidding period for

firm capacity available for one (1) Year or longer is four (4)

Business Days, with the minimum posting periods each day being from

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Clock Time.

 

(iii) The posting for an Initial Open Season

shall include the following items:

 

(A) The bidding procedure to be used,

including an explanation of how bids are to be submitted, a bid form,

instructions for satisfying the request criteria under the applicable

rate schedule, and the complete bid evaluation criteria consistent

with this Section 2.1.

 

(B) The timetable for posting and

bidding, which timetable must be consistent with Section

2.1(b)(1)(ii).