TransColorado Gas Transmission Company

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Effective Date: 12/01/2003, Docket: RP00-459-002, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 210 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 210 : Superseded

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 210

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

5. BIDDING FOR FIRM TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

 

5.1 Notice of Available Firm Capacity. TransColorado will post

the availability of capacity on a continuous basis, pursuant to Sections

284.8(b)(3) of the Commission's Regulations on the Informational Postings

portion of its Interactive Website.

 

5.2 Qualifications for Bidding. Any party wishing to become a

Bidding Shipper must comply with the requirements of Sections 2 and 18 of

the General Terms and Conditions prior to submitting a bid for capacity.

 

5.3 Bidding for Firm Capacity. A Shipper desiring to obtain firm

capacity from TransColorado must submit a bid (by prearrangement or by

bidding on an offer posted for competitive bidding) for the service

through the Interactive Website or in writing according to the procedures

outlined in this section. Bidders are free to offer any price, designate

any term, and request any available receipt and/or delivery points. The

open season, matching periods, and bidding information shall be included

in the posted offer.

 

5.4 Awarding of Capacity. TransColorado's capacity shall be

awarded using the evaluation methods provided in Section 6.

 

5.5 Requests for Discounts. TransColorado is not obligated to

accept any bid that is less than the maximum rate stated on the Statement

of Rates except as set forth in 9.7 of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

5.6 Notice of Completed Transactions shall be posted on the

Informational Postings portion of its Interactive Website.

 

5.7 Notice of Prearranged Capacity. TransColorado may pre-arrange

with any party for the sale of its uncommitted firm capacity.

TransColorado will post the pre-arranged transaction on the Interactive

Website unless the transaction qualifies under the posting exception

provisions of Section 6. The pre-arranged party must confirm its bid for

the capacity in writing. Otherwise the bid will be considered void and

the capacity will not be awarded to the pre-arranged party.