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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.