Columbia Gulf Transmission Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 07/01/2003, Docket: RP00-326-004, Status: Effective
Seventh Revised Sheet No. 62 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 62 : Effective
Superseding: Sixth Revised Sheet No. 62
ITS-2 RATE SCHEDULE
INTERRUPTIBLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE (Continued)
(e) The interconnections at which service is available under this Rate Schedule shall be
maintained on a Master List of Interconnections (MLI) that Transporter shall post on its Electronic Bulletin
Board (EBB). The interconnection points on the MLI shall be available to Shippers and shall be incorporated
by reference in Shipper's ITS-2 Service Agreements.
(f) During any Month, Shipper shall not be permitted to increase its existing flowing quantities
under this Rate Schedule, regardless of the Transportation Quantity set forth in Shipper's ITS-2 Service
Agreement, if such increase would cause a reduction of existing quantities flowing on Transporter's system
under a Service Agreement between Transporter and Shipper of equal or higher priority. A scheduled temporary
reduction in the quantities being transported, if requested by Shipper and approved by Transporter, shall not
reduce the level of Shipper's existing quantities flowing on Transporter's system for purposes of this
(g) Service rights under an ITS-2 Service Agreement may not be released and assigned.
(h) Imbalances under this Rate Schedule are subject to the following requirements:
(1) All imbalances must be eliminated by the end of the calendar month in which they are
reported to Shipper.
(2) A Shipper's imbalance account will not be credited with any imbalance volumes unless
(i) the gas is designated as imbalance gas by the Shipper prior to Transporter's receipt of any
imbalance gas by Transporter or delivery of any imbalance gas by Transporter, and (ii) the Shipper has
properly nominated and scheduled the gas for transportation in accordance with this Tariff, has been
awarded capacity, has had its nomination confirmed and been actually allocated quantities of gas for
(3) Imbalances incurred in one rate zone may be eliminated by netting or trading in that
same rate zone or may be eliminated by netting or trading between rate zones, although elimination of
the imbalance between rate zones may constitute transportation service for which charges apply.
(4) Any imbalance which is not eliminated by the end of the calendar month in which it is
reported to the Shipper is subject to the penalties provided for under this Tariff.
3. BIDDING PROCEDURE
(a) Transporter shall post a notice on its EBB setting forth: (i) the capacity it anticipates
will be available for the upcoming Month for bidding under this Rate Schedule, including capacity at
applicable receipt and delivery points; and (ii) the Minimum Bid Rate, inclusive of applicable surcharges for
such capacity. The Minimum Bid Rate shall not be higher than the total effective Maximum ITS-2 Rate set
forth in Transporter's Tariff.
(b) Shippers seeking to obtain all or a portion of that capacity shall, through Transporter's
EBB, submit their bids for the capacity to Transporter, together with their nominations of service (i.e., the
quantity bid at each nominated point) under the provisions of Section 6 (Nominating, Scheduling, and
Monitoring) of the General Terms and Conditions. Multiple bids may be submitted, and bids may be withdrawn
prior to the nomination deadline. Bids must comply with Section 3(c) below. All bidding shall be open until
the nomination deadline. Transporter shall post all bids received, including quantities and receipt and
(c) Shipper's bid for capacity under this Rate Schedule shall state the rate Shipper is offering
to pay for the service it has nominated in terms of cents per Dth (¢/Dth) to the nearest hundredth of a cent
(00.00¢). Shipper's bid rate shall be no lower than the Minimum Bid Rate and no higher than the total
effective Maximum ITS-2 Rate as set forth on the currently effective rate tariff sheets of this Tariff.
Bids submitted for higher than the Maximum ITS-2 Rate shall be deemed to be at the Maximum ITS-2 Rate. Bids
submitted for higher than a previously agreed to discounted rate shall be deemed to supercede such discounted
rate. Transporter may reject any bids: (i) for an amount lower than the Minimum Bid Rate; or (ii) from
bidders that do not currently have an ITS-2 Service Agreement with Transporter.