Trailblazer Pipeline Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/28/2007, Docket: RP08-168-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 112 Original Sheet No. 112 : Effective





(i) An Initial Open Season shall be conducted so

that the open season concludes and any firm capacity award in the open

season would be made at least two (2) Business Days before the date

the firm capacity becomes available. Such capacity may not be

awarded, except as otherwise provided in this Section 6.1 or Section

21 of these General Terms and Conditions, until after an Initial Open

Season has been conducted. Any existing valid requests in

Trailblazer's queue as of November 27, 2002, shall be treated as

prearranged bids with the right to match in the first such Initial

Open Season. In the event of a tie in the first Initial Open Season,

available capacity shall be allocated pro rata based on the MDQs

requested, subject to any minimum proration quantity stated in the



(ii) In any Initial Open Season, the minimum

posting and bidding period applicable to firm capacity available for

less than one (1) year is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Clock

Time on a Business Day and the minimum posting and bidding period for

firm capacity available for one (1) year or longer is four (4)

Business Days, with the minimum posting periods each day being from

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Clock Time.


(iii) The posting for an Initial Open Season shall

include the following items:


(A) The bidding procedure to be used,

including an explanation of how bids are to be submitted, a bid form,

instructions for satisfying the request criteria under the applicable

rate schedule, and the complete bid evaluation criteria consistent

with this Section 6.1.


(B) The timetable for posting and bidding,

which timetable must be consistent with Section 6.1(b)(1)(ii).


(C) The type, location, duration and amount

of firm capacity to be covered by the Initial Open Season, including

whether it represents Expansion 2002 or Existing System capacity, and

the date on which such firm capacity will be available.


(D) Contingencies, if any, which will be

accepted in open season bids.


(E) Any other bid requirements, conditions,

criteria, restrictions or parameters.