Enbridge Offshore Pipelines (Utos) LLC
FIFTH REVISED VOLUME NO. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-815-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 148 Second Revised Sheet No. 148
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 148
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(viii)A statement that the Qualified Bidder will
execute a contract in the form, and within any
time period, specified in this Tariff.
(ix) A statement that the Qualified Bidder grants to
UTOS its permission and approval to notify the
Releasing Shipper (even when such Releasing
Shipper is an Energy Affiliate of the
Transporter) of certain credit related
information specified under Section 17.13 of the
General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff.
(d) A Qualified Bidder may, at any time prior to close of
the bidding period, withdraw its bid by notification
by mail, facsimile, or UTOS' Interactive Internet
Website. If a bid is withdrawn, Qualified Bidder may
submit a higher bid, but not a lower bid, on the same
capacity. Only one bid may be maintained at a time.
A winning bid becomes final if not withdrawn prior to
close of the bidding period.
(e) All Qualified Bids must be consistent with the
limitations on releases set forth in subsection 17.2
of this Section 17.
(f) Unless the Qualified Bid states otherwise, a Qualified
Bid for UTOS' maximum reservation charge, or higher if
applicable pursuant to Section 17.2(d) hereof, shall
be deemed to include all non-commodity based charges
provided under UTOS' tariff for the capacity to be
released, including, but not limited to, any F.E.R.C.
Order No. 636 transition costs attributable to the
capacity to be released. Unless the Qualified Bid
states otherwise, a Qualified Bid for a reservation
charge less than UTOS' maximum reservation charge
shall not include any such non-commodity based charges
not directly included in the reservation charge stated
in UTOS' tariff.
(g) The Qualified Bid must commit to payment of the
maximum commodity charge for Rate Schedule FT service,
as set forth on Sheet No. 4 of this tariff, in
connection with use of the capacity to be released, as
well as all other applicable add-on charges and
surcharges under UTOS' tariff, including, but not
limited to, any F.E.R.C. Order No. 636 commodity-based
transition cost recovery surcharge.
17.7 Procedures for Allocation of Released Capacity.
(a) UTOS shall rank all bids and select the "best bid" as
defined in subsection 17.7(b) from among the bids
received. However, if more than one bidder submits
the "best bid" , the first bidder in time, inclusive
of the Prearranged Shipper, shall be selected and
posted as the "best bid", unless the Releasing Shipper
specifies another tie-breaking methodology in its
Release Proposal. If multiple bids meeting minimum
conditions have been submitted, bids shall be awarded
best bid first, until all offered capacity is awarded.
Any bid submitted for released capacity pursuant to
Section 17.6 may state that its acceptance is
contingent; provided, the Release Proposal allows the