Midwestern Gas Transmission Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/06/2009, Docket: RP09-352-000, Status: Effective

Fifth Revised Sheet No. 254 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 254

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 254







These General Terms and Conditions are incorporated in and are a part of Company's

Rate Schedules and gas service agreements. To the extent there is any inconsistency

between terms in these General Terms and Conditions and terms in Company's Rate

Schedules or gas service agreements, these General Terms and Conditions shall govern.

Company may waive any rights hereunder or any obligations of Shipper on a basis that

is not unduly discriminatory; provided that no waiver shall operate or be construed as

a waiver of other or future rights or obligations, whether of a like or different





21.1 Applicability of Capacity Release


This section is applicable to any Shipper(s) (including Replacement Shipper(s))

who elect to release all or a portion of its firm capacity under Rate

Schedule FT-A, FT-B, or FT-C.


21.2 Capacity Release Offer


A Releasing Shipper that desires to release its rights to firm capacity

pursuant to this Section 21, shall notify Company of its intent by posting

directly on the System a capacity release offer containing information

consistent with the currently effective FERC adopted NAESB WGQ standards. A

Releasing Shipper shall notify Company of prearranged releases exempt from

competitive bidding pursuant to the prior posting provisions of Subsection



21.3 Pre-qualification to Submit Bid


Persons that desire to Bid on released transportation rights must pre-qualify

with Company in the same manner and subject to the same standards and

procedures as required for firm Shippers under Section 25 of these General

Terms and Conditions.


21.4 Prearranged Releases Permitted Without Competitive Bidding


(a) A Releasing Shipper may release some or all of its firm transportation

rights to a qualified Replacement Shipper(s) without competitive bidding,

pursuant to Subsection 21.10, if its proposed release meets the following

requirements: ("Exempt Prearranged Bidder")


(i) the release of capacity is to an asset manager as defined in 18

C.F.R.§ 284.8(h)(3);


(ii) the release of capacity is to a marketer participating in a

state-regulated retail access program as defined in 18 C.F.R. §



(iii) the release of capacity is for more than one year at the

applicable Maximum Rate for the applicable firm transportation

service being released; and


(iv) the release of capacity is for any period of 31 days or less.