Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/03/2009, Docket: RP09-340-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 153 Original Sheet No. 153

 

FBS RATE SCHEDULE

FIRM BALANCING SERVICE

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

Service under this Rate Schedule is available from Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Transporter)

to any Shipper, provided that (i) Transporter has sufficient facilities and storage capacity available to

inject, store, and withdraw gas for Shipper, (ii) Transporter has awarded capacity to Shipper under the

provisions of Section 4 (Auctions of Available Firm Service) of the General Terms and Conditions, or through

construction of facilities, (iii) Shipper has executed an FBS Service Agreement with Transporter, and (iv)

Shipper complies with the provisions of this Rate Schedule and with all other applicable provisions of this

Tariff.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

(a) Service provided under this Rate Schedule shall be performed under Subpart B or G of

Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations. Subject to the limitations set forth in the service agreement,

Transporter shall inject and store quantities and withdraw thermally equivalent quantities, less Storage Gas

Loss Retainage, for Shipper. Such service shall be provided on a firm basis and shall apply to all gas

delivered to Transporter for Shipper and stored under this Rate Schedule, up to the Storage Contract Quantity

(SCQ) set forth in Shipper's FBS Service Agreement. Shipper's Maximum Daily Storage Quantity (MDSQ), Maximum

Daily Injection Quantity (MDIQ), and Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity (MDWQ) under this FBS Rate Schedule

shall be as set forth in Shipper's FBS Service Agreement in advance of the commencement of service.

 

(b) Service provided under this Rate Schedule (i) shall have the priority specified in

Section 7 (Capacity Allocation) of the General Terms and Conditions, (ii) shall be subject to interruption to

the extent provided in this Rate Schedule or in Section 16 (Interruptions of Service) of the General Terms and

Conditions, and (iii) shall be subject to operational flow orders issued by Transporter to protect the

integrity, including the performance capability, of its storage facilities, or otherwise to the extent

provided in this Rate Schedule or in Section 17 (Operational Flow orders) of the General Terms and Conditions.