Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/22/2009, Docket: RP09-468-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 168 Original Sheet No. 168

 

FSS-M RATE SCHEDULE

FIRM STORAGE SERVICE WITH MARKET-BASED RATES (cont'd)

 

 

Shipper's MDIQ will be 1/25th of the applicable limitation on Shipper's MMIQ, except

during the Months of November and December when the MDIQ will be 1/30th of the applicable

limitation on Shipper's MMIQ. A request by Shipper for permission to make injections in excess

of its MMIQ must be submitted to Transporter electronically through Transporter's EBB at least 24

hours in advance. Transporter will grant any such request if: (i) there is additional injection

flexibility during the time period of the request in accordance with Section 7 (Capacity

Allocation) of the General Terms and Conditions; and (ii) Transporter, in its reasonable

discretion, can operationally accommodate the request(s).

 

(d) A Shipper under this Rate Schedule may have no more than 60% of its SCQ in storage

as of June 30, and no more than 85% of its SCQ in storage as of August 31.

 

(e) Quantities nominated for delivery to Shipper's delivery points on any Day under all

Service Agreements with Transporter held by Shipper and by other shippers delivering to Shipper,

but not taken by Shipper on such Day, will be deemed to be injections into FSS-M Storage for

Shipper under this Rate Schedule.

 

(f) Transporter may waive a Shipper's default of any of the limitations set forth in

this Section that has already occurred. In addition, Transporter may waive a Shipper's default

of these limitations in advance, provided that the waiver is required to address a specific,

temporary, operational problem. Any waiver granted pursuant to this section must be granted in a

non-discriminatory manner on a case-by-case basis.

 

4. WITHDRAWALS FROM STORAGE

 

(a) At or before 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on the Day before the Day on which Shipper

desires deliveries from Transporter under this Rate Schedule, or at such later time as

Transporter may from time to time specify, Shipper will notify Transporter electronically through

Transporter's EBB of the quantities to be withdrawn and delivered by Transporter to or for

Shipper for transportation and the dates on which these withdrawals are requested. When

Shipper's actual takes will not match total nominated withdrawal quantities, Shipper will notify

Transporter electronically through Transporter's EBB in advance on the delivery Day by submitting

revised nominations. Transporter will not be obligated on any Day to withdraw and deliver gas to

Shipper in excess of Shipper's Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity (MDWQ), as described in this

Section, plus sufficient quantities for Retainage under Shipper's transportation Service

Agreement with Transporter. A request by Shipper for permission to make withdrawals in excess of

its MDWQ must be submitted to Transporter electronically through Transporter's EBB at least 24

hours in advance. Transporter will grant these requests if there is additional withdrawal

flexibility during the time period of the request, in accordance with Section 7 (Capacity

Allocation) of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

(b) Transporter will deliver Shipper's SCQ throughout the year, subject to the

limitations set forth herein. Shipper's MDWQ will be based upon and limited by Shipper's SCQ

inventory remaining in storage determined in accordance with Transporter's best estimates as

follows:

% of SCQ in Inventory MDWQ as a % of MDSQ

 

100% to 30% 100%

less than 30% to 20% 80%

less than 20% to 10% 65%

less than 10% to 0% 50%

 

 

(c) The minimum and maximum monthly net withdrawal quantities for the Months November

through March will be as follows:

Minimum % Maximum %

Month of SCQ of SCQ

 

November No minimum 40%

December No minimum 40%

January No minimum 40%

February 10% 30%

March 10% 20%