Gulf Crossing Pipeline Company LLC

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/20/2008, Docket: RP09-61-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 1058 Original Sheet No. 1058



Section 16



A Replacement Customer may request to change the Primary

Point Pairs and associated MDQs on a temporary or permanent

basis. Such modifications are subject to the original

Releasing Customer's agreement and the availability of

capacity. The Primary Receipt Point(s), Primary Delivery

Point(s) and MDQ in effect at any point in time are subject

to any recall rights that may exist with the Releasing

Customer. Gulf Crossing shall not be obligated to reserve

firm capacity to reinstate the former Primary Point Pairs

and MDQs upon expiration of a permanent Point Pair / MDQ




16.4 Capacity Release Timeline


The capacity release timeline is NAESB Standard 5.3.2.


(a) For biddable releases (less than 1 year):


- offers should be tendered by 12:00 PM on a Business


- open season ends no later than 1:00 PM on a Business

Day (evaluation period begins at 1:00 PM during which

contingency is eliminated, determination of best bid

is made, and ties are broken);

- evaluation period ends and award posting if no match

required at 2:00 PM;

- match or award is communicated by 2:00 PM;

- match or response by 2:30 PM;

- where match required, award posting by 3:00 PM;

- service agreement issued within one hour of award

posting (with a new service agreement number, when

applicable); nomination possible beginning at the

next available nomination cycle for the effective

date of the service agreement. (Central Clock Time)



(b) For biddable releases (1 year or more):


- offers should be tendered by 12:00 PM four Business

Days before award;

- open season ends no later than 1:00 PM on the

Business Day before timely nominations are due (open

season is three Business Days);