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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-815-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 147 First Revised Sheet No. 147

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 147





17.6 Bidding Procedures.


(a) Any person that has prequalified as a prospective

Replacement Shipper under the provisions of this Section

17.6 ("Qualified Bidder") may submit a completed bid

("Qualified Bid") for available capacity under a Release

Proposal posted pursuant to Section 17.5(a), during the

applicable bid period. For purposes hereof, the

applicable "bid period" shall be the same as the posting

period specified in Section 17.5.


(b) UTOS will receive Qualified Bids for the posted Release

Proposal for the entire initial or successive bid

period. A Qualified Bid may be communicated to UTOS by

facsimile, or UTOS' Interactive Internet Website. The

date of receipt will be recorded for each Qualified Bid.


(c) 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:


(i) The Qualified Bidder's legal name and the name,

title, address, telephone number, and facsimile

number of the person responsible for authorizing

the acquisition of capacity;


(ii) Identification of the posted Release Proposal for

which the Qualifying Bid is being made.


(iii) The amount of capacity being requested, by receipt

point, delivery point, and in total, within the

limits specified in the Release Proposal;


(iv) The proposed commencement date and period of time

for which capacity is requested, within the limits

specified in the Release Proposal;


(v) The reservation charge, or equivalent volumetric

reservation rate, if applicable, that the Qualified

Bidder proposes to pay for the capacity, expressed

in a form consistent with Section 17.4(e);


(vi) Whether the bid is a contingent bid and the

contingency which must be satisfied, and the date

by which such contingency must be satisfied;


(vii) A statement that the Qualified Bidder will accept

all terms and conditions of the Release Proposal

that are not deemed negotiable by the Releasing