Enbridge Offshore Pipelines (Utos) LLC


 Contents / Previous / Next / Main Tariff Index



Effective Date: 09/01/2005, Docket: RP05-445-001, Status: Effective

Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 137 Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 137 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 137







16.5 Bidding Procedures. Any person that has prequalified as a prospective

shipper under the provisions of subsection 16.6 of this Section 16

("Qualified Bidder") may submit a bid that is consistent with the posted

information ("Qualified Bid") for available capacity. UTOS shall receive

binding Qualified Bids for the available capacity, or any portion

thereof, for the entire period that the information is posted. Qualified

Bids may be communicated to UTOS by mail, facsimile, or UTOS' Interactive

Internet Website. The date of receipt will be recorded for each

Qualified Bid. A Qualified Bid must be submitted on the UTOS Qualified

Bid Form, as set forth on Sheet Nos. 308-310 of this tariff, and must

include the following information:


(a) The legal name of the Qualified Bidder, and the name, title,

address, telephone number, and facsimile number of the individual

responsible for the Qualified Bid;


(b) The amount of capacity, by receipt point, delivery point, and in

total, that the Qualified Bidder proposes to take;


(c) The period of time that the Qualified Bidder proposes to take the

capacity; and


(d) The reservation charge that the Qualified Bidder proposes to pay

for the capacity.


UTOS shall be under no obligation to accept or consider Qualified Bids at

less than the maximum reservation charge. However, UTOS will inform the

Existing Shipper of the maximum bid that was received, or the fact that

no bids were received.


16.6 Qualification of Bidders. In order to qualify for available capacity,

a prospective shipper must first:


(a) Demonstrate, to UTOS' reasonable satisfaction, that it is

creditworthy in accordance with Sections 2.2(k) and 5 of the

General Terms and Conditions of this tariff; and


(b) Provide to UTOS a statement of its willingness and ability to

execute a Transportation Agreement for firm transportation service

in accordance with Rate Schedule FT of this tariff. In the

interest of expediting UTOS' creditworthiness review, a

prospective shipper may submit to UTOS, at any time, the credit

evaluation materials described in Section 2.2(k) of the General

Terms and Conditions of this tariff. UTOS reserves the right to

request additional or renewed credit evaluation materials at any

time for the purpose of reviewing a completed creditworthiness