MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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Effective Date: 04/10/2009, Docket: RP09-136-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 207 Original Sheet No. 207





(f) (1) The Releasing Shipper may withdraw its

posted Capacity Release Request during an open season under this

Section 14 where unanticipated circumstances justify and no minimum

bid has been received; following the close of the open season, a

Releasing Shipper may not reject a winning Qualified Bid.


(2) Request shall be binding until written or

electronic notice of withdrawal is received by MEP.


(3) Notice of a withdrawal of a Capacity Release

Request must be delivered to MEP's Interactive Website or via EDI no

later than the end of the open season for the Capacity Release



(g) A Replacement Shipper or Subreplacement Shipper

may in turn release the capacity it obtains under the provisions of

this Section 14 (except as prohibited by the Federal Energy

Regulatory Commission Regulations).


(h) Any Capacity Release Request not in compliance

with this Section 14.5 and the other provisions of MEP's Tariff shall

be null and void and, even if posted, may be removed from MEP's

Interactive Website by MEP at any time.




An open season is not required for: (a) a Prearranged

Release for more than one (1) year at the higher of the maximum

reservation charge or the Negotiated Rate (or rate under a Negotiated

Rate Formula) applicable to the capacity being released, (b) a Short-

term Prearranged Release, (c) a Prearranged Asset Manager Release, as

defined in Section 14.2(g)(i) hereof or (d) a Prearranged Release to

a Marketer Participating in a State-Regulated Retail Access Program,

as defined in Section 14.2(g)(ii) hereof. A Capacity Release Request

which is not subject to an open season need only contain the

information required in Sections 14.4(a) and 14.4(b). Such Capacity

Release Request must be delivered to MEP's Interactive Website (or in

writing for posting on MEP's Interactive Website if MEP's Interactive

Website is unavailable for receiving Capacity Release Requests)

sufficiently in advance so that the release may become effective