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. 158 Original Sheet No. 158

 

TPS RATE SCHEDULE

THIRD PARTY STORAGE TRANSPORTATION

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

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

Shipper receiving service from a Third Party Storage Company, provided that (i) Transporter has sufficient

facilities and transportation capacity available to receive gas from or on behalf of Shipper and deliver gas

to or 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 is a Shipper under a Third Party Storage Company's rate schedule and has executed a

Service Agreement with the Third Party Storage Company and a TPS Service Agreement with Transporter, and (iv)

Shipper and Third Party Storage Company comply 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 below, Transporter under this Rate Schedule

shall receive scheduled quantities from or on behalf of Shipper and shall deliver thermally equivalent

scheduled quantities, less Retainage, to or for Shipper. Subject to the limitations set forth at Section 2(c)

of this Rate Schedule, such service shall be provided on a firm basis within Shipper's Transportation Demand.

Prior to the commencement of service under this Rate Schedule, Shipper shall be required to inform Transporter

of its MDSQ, MDWQ and MDIQ quantities where there is a primary delivery point obligation to Transporter's

system as set forth in its Service Agreement with the Third Party Storage Company. Shipper shall also be

required to contract with the Third Party Storage Company such that the Third Party Storage Company will

immediately notify Transporter of changes in Shipper's MDSQ, MDWQ, and MDIQ quantities on the Third Party

Storage Company as they may change from time to time.

 

(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 to the extent provided in this Rate Schedule or in

Section 17 (Operational Flow Orders) of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

(c) Transporter shall not be obligated on any Day to accept gas in excess of the lesser of (i)

Shipper's Transportation Demand plus Retainage, or (ii) Shipper's Scheduled Daily Receipt Quantity.

Transporter shall also not be obligated on any day to deliver more gas to Shipper than the lesser of (i)

Shipper's Transportation Demand, (ii) Shipper's Scheduled Daily Delivery Quantity, or (iii) the quantity of gas

Transporter receives for Shipper less Retainage. Transporter, at its option and without penalty, may deliver

quantities in excess of the above limitations.

 

(d) The initial primary receipt point for gas to be transported under this Rate Schedule is limited to

Transporter's interconnection point(s) with the Third Party Storage Company, and shall be specified in

Shipper's Service Agreement. Shipper shall have flexible primary and secondary receipt point authority and

shall have flexible primary or secondary delivery point authority for service under this Rate Schedule, as set

forth at Section 11 (Flexible Primary and Secondary Receipt and Delivery Points) of the General Terms and

Conditions. To the extent that the Shipper changes its initial primary receipt point after service commences to

any other non-Third Party Storage Company receipt point on Transporter's system, service under this Rate

Schedule shall be treated as if Shipper's capacity is being provided under Transporter's FTS Rate Schedule. To

the extent that a Shipper changes its initial primary receipt point after service commences to another Third

Party Storage Company receipt point on Transporter's system, service may continue to be provided under this

Rate Schedule subject to Transporter's reasonable discretion.