Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/23/1997, Docket: RP97-359-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 456C Original Sheet No. 456C : Superseded

 

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

3.13 Procedures For Avoidance of Pregranted Abandonment

 

(A) To the extent a Customer satisfies the bid matching

requirements of this Section 3.13 or Pipeline and Customer

reach agreement as contemplated by Section 3.13(G), such

Customer may retain its capacity and continue to receive

firm service under a long-term firm service agreement under

an Open-access Rate Schedule for which Pipeline has served

notice of termination. If Customer does not satisfy the bid

matching requirements of this Section 3.13 or Pipeline and

Customer do not reach agreement as contemplated by Section

3.13(G), Customer shall no longer have, as of the

termination date of the service agreement, rights under the

long-term firm service agreement under an Open-access Rate

Schedule for which Pipeline has served notice of termination

and Pipeline shall have all necessary abandonment

authorizations under the Natural Gas Act. This Section 3.13

is not applicable and Customer shall have no rights

hereunder to the extent the long-term firm service agreement

under an Open-access Rate Schedule is terminated by

Customer, and Pipeline shall have all necessary abandonment

authorization under the Natural Gas Act. In addition to

those procedures outlined herein, the following service

agreements are not subject to pregranted abandonment and may

be abandoned by Pipeline only upon receipt of Commission

approval under Section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act.

 

Short-term firm service agreements under an Open-access Rate

Schedule and interruptible service agreements under an

Open-access Rate Schedule are not subject to the abandonment

protection of this Section 3.13. Upon termination of such a

service agreement, Pipeline shall have all necessary

abandonment authorization under the Natural Gas Act

effective as of such termination date.