Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/15/2009, Docket: RP09-468-002, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 171 Second Revised Sheet No. 171

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 171

 

FSS-M RATE SCHEDULE

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

 

 

(f) If Shipper's injections into storage on any Day exceed its SCQ, Shipper will pay

Transporter a penalty of $5.00 per Dth for all quantities injected in excess of its SCQ. If

Shipper's withdrawals from storage on any Day result in its FSS-M account having a negative SCQ

balance, Shipper will pay Transporter a penalty of $5.00 per Dth.

 

(g) On any Day that Shipper's unauthorized withdrawals from storage exceed 103 percent

of its applicable MDWQ, as described in Section 4(b) of this Rate Schedule, Shipper will pay

Transporter a penalty based on a price per Dth equal to three times the midpoint of the range of

prices reported for "Columbia Gas, Appalachia" as published in Platts Gas Daily price survey for

all quantities withdrawn in excess of 103 percent of its MDWQ; provided, however, that

Transporter will reduce penalties under this provision if Shipper is required to pay penalties

under Service Agreements under other Rate Schedules for the same quantities.

 

(h) If Shipper: (i) violates an operational flow order issued by Transporter to

withdraw quantities; (ii) fails to withdraw the minimum monthly withdrawal quantity as described

in Section 4(c) of this Rate Schedule; or (iii) carries over quantities beyond April 1 in excess

of the 25% of SCQ limitation set forth in Section 4(d) of this Rate Schedule, those quantities

will automatically be forfeited by Shipper to Transporter, free and clear of all liens and

encumbrances. Transporter will post these forfeited quantities on its EBB as gas available for

sale to the highest bidder within a 24 hour notice period. This posting may provide as a

condition of sale that the gas be withdrawn from storage within a specified period of time. Upon

receipt of payment, Transporter will treat the forfeited gas proceeds as Penalty Revenues as

defined in the General Terms and Conditions.

 

(i) All penalties and charges assessed under this Section will be assessed and paid in

addition to all applicable storage rates and charges under this Rate Schedule, including any

overrun charges.

 

(j) If Shipper seeks to avoid any penalty provided for in this Section on the ground

that the charge was incurred because of a force majeure event as defined in Section 15 (Force

Majeure) of the General Terms and Conditions, Shipper must document the force majeure event to

Transporter. Transporter will waive penalties to if it determines that the imbalance was caused

by a bona fide force majeure event.

 

(k) Transporter may waive its right to collect all or any portion of penalties assessed

against Shipper or its right to retain all or any portion of Shipper's gas, provided that any

such waiver is granted in a nondiscriminatory manner.

 

 

8. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

All of the General Terms and Conditions are applicable to this Rate Schedule and are

hereby made a part hereof, with the exception of Sections 4, 11, 19.1, 19.2, and 19.4, 33, 34, 36

through 42, and 44 through 46.