East Tennessee Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2000, Docket: RP00-534-000, Status: Effective

First Rev Fourth Revised Sheet No. 141 First Rev Fourth Revised Sheet No. 141 : Superseded

Superseding: First Rev Third Revised Sheet No. 141






(e) If only one Bidder has submitted a Bid that reflects the

greatest economic value or the highest net present value, as

applicable, the released transportation on Transporter's

system shall be awarded to that Bidder, subject to any Pre-

arranged Bidder's exercise of its matching rights as set

forth in Section 17.7(d)(iii) above.


(f) If two or more Bidders have submitted Bids that each reflect

the greatest economic value or highest net present value, as

applicable, then, subject to any Pre-arranged Bidder's

exercise of its matching rights, the released transportation

will be awarded according to any method specified by the

Releasing Shipper in the Release Request as an alternative

means for awarding the released capacity as between two or

more equal bids ("Alternative Tie Breaker"). If the

Releasing Shipper did not specify an Alternative Tie

Breaker, the released capacity will be awarded to the Bidder

that was transporting gas on a firm basis during the

previous month, if any. Otherwise, the released

transportation capacity shall be awarded based on a lottery

which is limited to such Bidders. Transporter will conduct

the lottery or the alternative tie breaker in a non-

discriminatory manner.


(g) For informational purposes only, Transporter shall post on

PASSKEY the identity of the winning bidder and the terms of

the successful bid, as well as the identity of all the

Bidders on the applicable release request.


(h) GISB Standard 5.3.9 (Version 1.3) states: If the

transportation service provider requires amendments for each

release, the transportation service provider should automate

the process of amending contracts and this may be the

subject of a global agreement between the parties.

Therefore, pursuant to this GISB standard, prior to the

commencement of service pursuant to a temporary release,

Transporter shall prepare and transmit to the successful

Bidder an Exhibit "R-1" to its Released Transportation

Service Agreement stating the Released Transportation

Quantity, rates, term, Maximum Daily Quantities at all

Primary Receipt Points and Maximum Daily Quantities at all

Primary Delivery Points, governing rate schedule, and any

special terms and conditions for each awarded release. An

identical Exhibit "R-1" shall be added to the Releasing

Shipper's transportation service agreement, to reflect that

the Releasing Shipper has released all or a portion of its

transportation rights and the terms of such release. A

Replacement Shipper that subsequently obtains additional

transportation rights by