Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/01/2009, Docket: RP09-73-001, Status: Effective

Sub Second Revised Sheet No. 253A Sub Second Revised Sheet No. 253A

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 253A





9. CAPACITY RELEASE (continued)


Prior to the nomination deadline for the chosen cycle for

the begin date specified in the Releasing Customer's

Notice, the Prearranged Customer must initiate

confirmation of prearranged deals electronically.

Pipeline will issue a contract within one hour of the

award posting (with a new contract number, when



Nominations for gas flow are possible beginning at the

next available nomination cycle for the effective date of

the contract. Such nominations will be processed in

accordance with the nomination and scheduling

requirements of Sections 5 and 6 of the General Terms and

Conditions; however, in no circumstances will gas flow

prior to the effective date of the release as specified

in Releasing Customer's Notice.


(c) When a release of capacity for a period of thirty-one

(31) days or less is not subject to the bidding

requirements under this Section 9, a Releasing Customer

may not rollover, extend, or in any way continue the

capacity release to the same Replacement Customer which

utilizes the same capacity or overlaps such capacity

using the thirty-one (31) day or less bidding exemption

described in Section 9.4(a) above until twenty-eight (28)

days after the first release period has ended, subject to

the restrictions in Section 9.11 herein. The twenty-

eight (28) day hiatus does not apply to any re-release to

the same Replacement Customer that is posted for bidding

or that qualifies for any of the other exemptions from

bidding described in Section 9.4(a) above.


(d) Notwithstanding the standard timelines specified in

Section 9.4(b) above, Pipeline shall support a

process to allow the Releasing Customer and the Pre-

arranged Customer to create and finalize pre-arranged

non-biddable capacity release transactions to be

effective on a give Gas Day at any time prior to 7:00

a.m. CCT on the calendar day on which that Gas Day



(e) All other provisions of this Section 9 shall apply,

including the Releasing Customer's obligations under

Section 9.6(b), and Replacement or Prearranged

Customers' obligations under Section 9.6(c).