Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/2003, Docket: RP00-403-002, Status: Suspended

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 121 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 121 : Suspended

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 121








5.2 Posting/Bid Procedures


5.21 Posting of Available Capacity


Company shall post for twenty days a notice of

available firm capacity. The posting shall specify

the Maximum Receipt Quantity, the Point(s) of

Receipt and Delivery, Bid evaluation method, and

deadline for resolution of Bid contingency as set

forth in Subsection 5.22(c). The posting shall

state that the capacity is subject to the right of

first refusal and if Company will consider

Negotiated Rate bids pursuant to Subsection 38.31 of

the General Terms and Conditions.


5.22 Bid Procedures


(a) Within one business day of receipt of a Bid in

writing by Company for the posted firm

capacity, Company will post the Bid. The

identity of the bidder shall be kept

confidential. Company shall not be obligated

to accept Bids at less than the Maximum Rate.


(b) Any Person desiring to submit a Bid for firm

capacity in accordance with this Section must

satisfy the requirements of Rate Schedule T-1

and execute a U.S. Shipper Service Agreement.

A Person's Bid for firm capacity which exceeds

its qualified level of credit worthiness shall

not be accepted.