Mojave Pipeline Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/22/2010, Docket: RP10-330-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 277 Original Sheet No. 277







36.5 Obtaining Firm Service Within the Sales Timeline


(a) For firm posted capacity to be sold within the timeline of

Section 9.3, Shipper must submit a valid request for service

using the EBB. Transporter will evaluate Shipper's request

and post its acceptance of the request on the EBB. If

Transporter is unable to accept the service request, it will

notify the Shipper in writing.

(b) Transporter will respond to such service requests within 30

days. Transporter shall award such capacity on a first/come-

first/served basis; however, Transporter reserves its right

to refuse service if the rate offered by Shipper is less than

the maximum rate for the service set forth on the Statement

of Rates sheets of this Tariff.

(c) If Transporter accepts Shipper's request for service, the

Service Agreement will be deemed electronically executed

pursuant to Section 36.7(b).


36.6 Obtaining Firm Service Outside the Sales Timeline


(a) For firm capacity to be sold outside the timeline of Section

9.3 or where Transporter elects to conduct competitive

bidding, Transporter will post such capacity on its EBB for

competitive bidding. The capacity shall be awarded using the

procedures specified by Section 34 of the General Terms and


(b) Pre-arranged Shippers are permitted to match tied bids

pursuant to Section 34. Transporter shall not be obligated

to accept any bid for uncommitted capacity that is for less

than the applicable maximum reservation charge and

reservation surcharge.

(c) Transporter and Shipper may negotiate rates that exceed the

maximum reservation or usage rates pursuant to Section 32.

For purposes of evaluating bids, Transporter will award

capacity pursuant to the evaluation criteria of Section 34.10

and will include any contractual usage revenue commitments in

the application of such criteria.

(d) For proposed system expansions where an open season has been

held through a notice posted on the EBB, the open season

procedures will be deemed to satisfy the competitive bidding

requirements of this section.