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. 205 Original Sheet No. 205 : Effective






Example (3) - Awarding using the tie-breaker



Assume: Capacity Release = 100,000/day for 5 years


Qualified Bids:




Maximum Bid Bid Minimum Time Bid

Volume Term Price Bid Volume Received

----------- ------- -------- ---------- --------


Bid (a) 60,000/day 5 years $.11 0 13:57:40

Bid (b) 50,000/day 5 years $.10 50,000 13:55:05

Bid (c) 35,000/day 5 years $.10 0 13:56:40

Bid (d) 35,000/day 5 years $.10 0 13:56:30



Winning Qualified Bid (a) receives 60,000 since it has the highest

Bid Value; Bid (b) receives 0 because of its Minimum Bid Volumes;

Bid (c) receives 5,000 because the bid was submitted after Bid (d);

Bid (d) receives 35,000.


(f) In no event shall this Section 19.10 result in

winning Qualified Bids with a total volume in excess of the capacity

specified in the Capacity Release Request.


(g) The bid evaluation procedure set forth in this

Section 19.10 shall only consider Qualified Bids to the extent they

provide for an objectively quantifiable payment by the Qualified

Bidder. A Qualified Bid based on a percentage of Trailblazer's

reservation charge shall be evaluated by Trailblazer based solely on

the maximum reservation charge being charged by Trailblazer for such

service as of the end of the open season.