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Effective Date: 12/01/2005, Docket: RP05-473-001, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 140 Third Revised Sheet No. 140 : Effective
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 140
27. Creditworthiness of Shipper (con't.)
The Shipper's authroized representative(s) should respond to Transporter's request for credit
information, as allowed by Transporter's Tariff, on or before the due date specified in the
request. The Shipper should provide all the credit information requested by Transporter or
provide the reason(s) why any of the requested information was not provided. Upon receipt
from the Shipper of all credit information provided pursuant to applicable NAESB WGQ
standards, Transporter shall notify Shipper's authorized representative(s) that it has received
such information. Transporter and Shipper may mutually agree to waive the requirement
of this standard.
The Shipper should designate up to two representatives who are authorized to receive
notices regarding the Shipper's creditworthiness, including requests for additional
information, pursuant to the applicable NAESB WGQ standards and should provide to
Transporter the Internet e-mail addresses of such representatives prior to the initiation of
service. Written requests and responses should be provided via Internet e-mail, unless
otherwise agreed to by the parties. The obligation of Transporter to provide creditworthiness
notifications is waived until the above requirement has been met. The Shipper should
manage internal distribution of any creditworthiness notices that are received.
The Transporter should designate, on its Internet website or in written notices to the Shipper,
the Internet e-mail addresses of up to two representatives who are authorized to receive
notices regarding notices regarding the Shipper's creditworthiness. The Shipper's
obligation to provide confirmation of receipt is met by sending such confirmation to such
representatives, and the Transporter should manage internal distribution of any such
At any time after the Shipper is determined to be non-creditworthy by Transporter,
the Shipper may initiate a creditworthiness re-evaluation by Transporter. As
part of Shipper's re-evaluation request, Shipper may either update or confirm in
writing the prior information provided to Transporter related to Shipper's
creditworthiness. Such update should include any event(s) Shipper believes could
lead to a material change in Shipper's creditworthiness. After Transporter's
receipt of Shipper's request for re-evaluation, including all required information
pursuant to NAESB WGQ Standard 0.3.8 (Shipper's request), within five (5)
business days, Transporter shall provide a written response to Shipper's request.
Such written response should include either a determination of creditworthiness
status, clearly stating the reason(s) for Transporter's decision, or an explanation
supporting a future date by which a re-evaluation determination will be made.
In no event should such re-evaluation determination exceed twenty (20) business
days from the date of the receipt of Shipper's request unless specified in
Transporter's Tariff or if the parties mutually agree to some later date.
In complying with the creditworthiness related notifications pursuant to the
applicable NAESB WGQ standards, Shipper and Transporter may mutually agree
to other forms of communication in lieu of Internet e-mail notification.