El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 274A Third Revised Sheet No. 274A

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 274A







9.1 Purpose - This Section 9 sets forth the specific terms and

conditions applicable to the implementation by Transporter of a

Capacity Release Program on its interstate pipeline system.


9.2 Applicability - This Section 9 is applicable to any Shipper who has

a Part 284 TSA under a firm rate schedule contained in this Volume

No. 1A Tariff, subject to the conditions of such rate schedule, or

an Acquired Capacity Agreement (except for those Acquired Capacity

Agreements providing for volumetric reservation charges) and who

elects to release, subject to the Capacity Release Program set

forth herein, all or a portion of its firm transportation rights.

Shipper shall have the right to release any portion of the firm

capacity rights held under a TSA or an Acquired Capacity Agreement

but only to the extent that the capacity so released is acquired by

another Shipper pursuant to the provisions of this Section 37.


(a) Any Rate Schedule FT-2 Shipper may release capacity provided

that such shipper is willing to convert on a temporary basis,

for a minimum term of one (1) Month, to service under Rate

Schedule FT-1. Notice of the intent to convert must be given

to Transporter at least one (1) week prior to the beginning

of the Month(s) for which such conversion is to be effective.

For purposes of determining capacity rights of such Shipper,

Transporter will utilize either the Shipper's billing

determinants established in the general rate proceeding

applicable on the effective date of the conversion or a

billing determinant negotiated by the parties.


9.3 Notice by Shipper Electing to Release Capacity - A Releasing

Shipper shall deliver a notice via Transporter's EBB that it elects

to release firm capacity. The notice shall set forth: