Western Gas Interstate Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 53-003, Status: Effective

Revised Original Sheet No. 288 Revised Original Sheet No. 288 : Superseded






shall have the pre-granted right to abandon any such

relinquished firm sales service pursuant to the

Commission's Regulations.


(b) Firm Transportation Service - Any Shipper entitled to

firm transportation service under Western's firm

Transportation Rate Schedules shall have a one-time

right to relinquish all or part of such firm

transportation entitlement by submitting a written

request to Western to reduce Buyer's Maximum Daily

Quantity and/or Maximum Annual Transportation Quantity

as set forth in its Service Agreement within 60 days

of the date Western's restructuring pursuant to Docket

No. RS92-53-000 becomes effective; provided, however,

that such request shall only become effective when and

to the extent that (i) Western executes a firm

transportation Service Agreement with another Shipper

for the relinquished capacity at a rate equal to or

greater than that paid by the relinquishing Shipper,

or (ii) Western accepts payment of a negotiated exit

fee from the Shipper as compensation for the

relinquished capacity. Western shall have the pre-

granted right to abandon any such relinquished firm

transportation service pursuant to the Commission's



20.7 Limited Right to Purchase Firm Capacity - At any time after

the effectiveness of Western's restructuring pursuant to

Docket No. RS92-53-000, any creditworthy party may offer in

writing to pay Western higher rate(s) for firm

transportation service than the rate(s) being paid by an

existing firm Shipper, not to exceed the maximum rates

applicable to such service pursuant to this FERC Gas

Tariff. If the existing firm Shipper is paying less than

the maximum rate(s) applicable pursuant to its Service

Agreement, and if the existing firm Shipper's Service

Agreement permits Western to renegotiate or make

adjustments to the applicable rate(s) or discount(s),

Western will so notify in writing the existing firm

Shipper, who will then have fourteen (14) days to respond

to Western in writing that it agrees to match the higher

offer. Absent such response or an agreement to pay the

higher rate(s) from the existing Shipper, Western will