Enbridge Pipelines (Midla) Inc.

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2001, Docket: GT01- 30-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 116 Original Sheet No. 116 : Effective



4.4 Releases of less than five (5) Months


(a) A firm Customer that wishes to release capacity for a term

of less than five months ( and thereby become a Releasing

Customer) and that has identified no Prearranged Customer

must notify Pipeline electronically or in writing no later

than 1:00 P.M. on the day prior to nominating such released

capacity (hereinafter called Customer's Notice). All terms

and conditions included in Customer's Notice must be

objectively stated and applicable to all Potential Customers

on a non-discriminatory basis. Customer's Notice shall

include the information set forth in Paragraph 4.5.


(b) In order to qualify for processing in accordance with the

with the capacity release timeline herein stipulated and

before Customer's Notice is posted on Pipeline's EBB system,

Pipeline shall review such Customer's Notice to ensure that

Customer's Notice complies with the requirements of

Paragraph 4.5. Compliant notices shall be posted upon

receipt by Pipeline unless otherwise stipulated by Releasing

Customer. In the event that Customer's Notice does not meet

the requirements of Paragraph 4.5, Pipeline will promptly

notify Customer and allow Customer to revise its Customer's

Notice to comply with these requirements. Pipeline shall

not be required to adhere to the capacity release timeline

in order to process nor shall Pipeline be required to post a

Customer's Notice which does not comply with the

requirements set forth in Paragraph 4.5. A Customer's

Notice posted by Pipeline shall include the date and time

such Customer's Notice was posted on Pipeline's EBB. A

Customer's Notice shall be posted on Pipeline's EBB system

until the expiration of the minimum Bid Period set forth in

Paragraph 4.4(d) or, if longer, the Bid Period specified in

the Customer's Notice. A Releasing Customer may withdraw

its Customer's Notice by providing written or electronic

notice to Pipeline of such withdrawal prior to the close of

the Bid Period; provided, however, such withdrawal shall

only be valid if such Releasing Customer has an

unanticipated requirement for capacity and no minimum bid

has been tendered for such capacity. Pipeline shall be held

harmless by the Releasing Customer for the withdrawal of

capacity. The notice must contain the reason for the

withdrawal, which Pipeline shall post on its EBB. A

Releasing Customer shall be permitted to search for a party

to contract for its capacity both before and after such

capacity is