Colorado Interstate Gas Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2010, Docket: RP10-689-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 334 Third Revised Sheet No. 334

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 334





9.7 Prearranged Releases. A Shipper electing to release capacity on the

basis of a prearranged release must post notice on Transporter's

electronic bulletin board pursuant to Section 9.9 herein.


(a) No open season is required for a prearranged release which

meets all of the terms of the release and is: (1) a release

for more than one Year at the maximum Reservation Rate(s)

under the applicable Tariff rate schedule; (2) a release for

any period of thirty-one Days or less; (3) a release to an

asset manager as defined by FERC regulations at 18 C.F.R.

284.8; or (4) a release to a marketer participating in a

state-regulated retail access program as defined by FERC

regulations at 18 C.F.R. 284.8. All other prearranged

releases shall be subject to an open season requirement

contained in Section 9.6 hereof.


(b) A Releasing Shipper may not rerelease capacity that is a

rollover or extension of a release of thirty-one Days or less

to the same Replacement Shipper until twenty-eight (28) Days

after the first release period has ended. The 28-Day hiatus

does not apply to any re-release to the same Replacement

Shipper that is posted for bidding or that qualifies for any

of the other exemptions from bidding in this Section 9.7.


(c) A Shipper electing to release capacity on prearranged basis

not subject to an open season must post its notice of the

release on Transporter's Electronic Bulletin Board or submit

its notice via an EDI upload utilizing the data sets included

in the NAESB Standards pursuant to the timeline for non-

biddable releases in Sections 9.6(c)(xii) - (xv).


(d) Any capacity release transactions effectuated during the

period between July 30, 2008 and November 21, 2008, shall be

grandfathered and shall not be required to comply with the

requirement of 18 C.F.R. 284.8(b)(2), that releases with a

rate greater than the maximum rate must take effect on or

before one year from the date on which the pipeline is

notified of the release.


9.8 Notice by Shipper Electing to Release Capacity On An Open Season

Basis. Any Shipper holding capacity rights subject to this Section 9

who desires to release such firm capacity on an Open Season Basis

shall deliver notice via Transporter's electronic bulletin board

which shall contain the following: