Northwest Pipeline Corporation G P

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/31/2008, Docket: RP08-130-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 277 Original Sheet No. 277 : Effective







25.3 Bidding (Continued)


2. Receipt point(s), delivery point(s), mainline capacity

and associated rate(s);


3. The volume and rates for both the storage vaporization

or withdrawal rights and the storage capacity rights;


4. Term of bid (including, if applicable, offered term

extensions of existing agreements);


5. Minimum capacity or minimum percentage of the total

posted capacity which bidder is willing to accept;


6. Identity of any affiliate of Transporter involved in the

transaction; and


7. Contingencies.


(b) Amendments to Existing Agreements. Requests for changes

only to receipt and/or delivery points under existing service

agreements which do not require additional mainline capacity are

not subject to the bidding procedures described in this section.

Such requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served

basis and should be submitted to Transporter in accordance with

Section 11.3 of Rate Schedule TF-1, Section 9.4 of Rate Schedule

TF-2 or Section 6.3 of Rate Schedule TFL-1.


(c) Bids for Portion of Posted Capacity. Bids may be submitted

for any segment of the posted mainline capacity, subject to the

availability of capacity at and between the requested physical

receipt and delivery points. However, if a Shipper bids on only a

segment of the mainline capacity and Transporter has indicated in

the special conditions of its posting that it has determined that

partial use or segmentation of the posted capacity may create

operational problems, that Shipper will be subject to a contract-

specific flow requirement on its requested segment or must be

willing to take other action that is acceptable to Transporter if

such Shipper is the successful bidder.


(d) Bid Amounts. All bids must be submitted in amounts which a

bidder agrees to pay to Transporter for the right to receive firm