Steckman Ridge, LP

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Effective Date: 04/01/2009, Docket: RP09-389-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 260 Original Sheet No. 260

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

12. OPERATIONAL PURCHASES AND SALES OF GAS

 

12.1 From time to time, Steckman Ridge may purchase and/or sell Gas to

the extent necessary to:

(a) maintain reservoir pressure;

(b) balance fuel quantities under storage agreements;

(c) manage storage imbalance quantities;

(d) perform other operational functions in connection with the

storage services provided by Steckman Ridge pursuant to this

FERC Gas Tariff; and

(e) otherwise protect the operational integrity of Steckman

Ridge's facilities.

 

12.2 Operational sales shall be subject to the priority of service

provisions specified in Sections 13.1 and 13.3 of the General

Terms and Conditions, and shall be assigned the lowest priority

of service.

 

12.3 Steckman Ridge will post notices of its operational purchases

and/or sales on its Internet Web site. Such notice shall

include, at a minimum, the quantity of Gas to be purchased or

sold, the minimum price, if any, that Steckman Ridge would accept

for Gas to be sold, the criteria to be used in determining the

best bid for the quantity to be purchased or sold, the start and

end date of the bid period, and instructions for submitting a bid

to Steckman Ridge. Steckman Ridge shall evaluate bids and shall

award such purchase and/or sale of Gas to the prospective bidder

submitting a bid containing the lowest bid (if a purchase) or the

highest bid (if a sale) and otherwise matching all terms and

conditions requested by Steckman Ridge in its posting. Steckman

Ridge reserves the right, in a non-discriminatory manner, to:

(1) withdraw its postings; (2) reject all bids due to operational

changes; and (3) reject any bids which are not complete, which

contain modifications to the terms and conditions of the posting,

or which contain terms that are operationally unacceptable.

 

12.4 Steckman Ridge will include the following in its annual

information filing to be submitted within thirty (30) days after

the end of the first full year of operations, and every year

thereafter:

(a) the source of the quantities purchased/sold;

(b) the date of such purchases/sales;

(c) the quantities purchased/sold;

(d) the purchase/sales price;

(e) the cost and revenues for such purchases/sales;

(f) the disposition of the associated costs and revenues for

all operational purchases and sales;

(g) the reasons for such operational purchases/sales; and

(h) support that such operational purchases/sales are limited

and incidental to the primary storage service provided by

Steckman Ridge.