Dauphin Island Gathering Partners

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/23/1997, Docket: RP98- 17-000, Status: Effective

Substitute Original Sheet No. 197 Substitute Original Sheet No. 197 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 197

(xv) the economic criteria to be utilized by

Transporter in determining the "best bid"

shall be one of the following (i) highest

rate, (ii) net revenue, or (iii) present

value. For the capacity release business

process timing model, only the following

methodologies are required to be supported by

Transporter and provided to Releasing Shipper

as choices from which to select and, once

chosen, should be used in determining the

awards from the bid(s) submitted. They are:

1) highest rate, 2) net revenue and 3) present

value. Other choices of bid evaluation

methodology (including other Releasing Shipper

defined evaluation methodologies) can be

accorded similar timeline evaluation treatment

at the discretion of the Transporter.

However, the Transporter is not required to

offer other choices or similar timeline

treatment for other choices, nor, is the

Transporter held to the timeline should the

Releasing Shipper elect another method of

evaluation; and


(xvi)a nondiscriminatory tie breaker to be utilized

in determining the "best bid" in the event two

or more bids generate the same results. The

tie breaker shall be objective and non

discriminatory, and must be able to be applied

by Transporter.


(d) Prearranged Release: A Releasing Shipper must

identify in its Offer any prearranged Acquiring

Shipper. Such Acquiring Shipper must meet all of

the requirements established for bidders pursuant to

Subsection 19.6(e) and the prearranged Acquiring

Shipper shall submit its bid in accordance with

Subsections 19.6(f) and (g). If the prearranged

Acquiring Shipper tenders a bid for the offered

capacity at the maximum reservation charge

applicable to the Releasing Shipper's service, for

the full capacity and term offered by the Releasing

Shipper and satisfies all of the requirements of

Subsections 19.6(e) and (g), that bid shall be

deemed the "best bid". Transporter shall post on

its EBB by 9:00 a.m. CCT the day of nomination the

identity of the prearranged Acquiring Shipper, and

the terms upon which the capacity was released for