Midcoast Interstate Transmission, Inc.
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/01/1997, Docket: GT97- 71-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 98 Third Revised Sheet No. 98 : Effective
Superseding: SECOND REVISED SHEET NO. 98
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (continued)
(e) If only one Bidder has submitted a bid which
reflects the highest value, as applicable, then the
transportation rights shall be awarded to that
Bidder, subject to any Prearranged Replacement
Shipper's exercise of its right of first refusal
(matching) as set forth above.
(f) If two or more Bidders have submitted bids which
reflect the highest value, as applicable, then,
subject to any Prearranged Replacement Shipper's
exercise of its right of first refusal (matching)
as set forth above, the released transportation
rights will be awarded to one of such Bidders whose
bid was received first in time by Transporter.
Provided, however, that if the Releasing Shipper
has specified an alternative means for awarding the
released capacity as between two or more equal bids
("Alternative Tie Breaker"), the winner of the
alternative tie breaker shall be awarded the
transportation rights. Transporter shall conduct
the Alternative Tie Breaker in a non-discriminatory
(g) Except in the case where multiple Bidders requested
less than the total available capacity,
Transporter's application of the Releasing
Shipper's bid evaluation methodology and the
Alternative Tie Breaker provided above shall result
in only one successful Bidder per Release Request.