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. 173 Original Sheet No. 173
ISS-M RATE SCHEDULE
INTERRUPTIBLE STORAGE SERVICE WITH MARKET-BASED RATES (Cont'd)
3. INTERRUPTIBLE INJECTIONS INTO STORAGE
(a) Shipper will be responsible for arranging transportation of gas to the storage
injection point. Nominations designated for delivery to "ISS-M Storage" under those Rate
Schedules will be deemed to be nominations for injections under this ISS-M Rate Schedule.
(b) Transporter will not be obligated: (i) on any Day to inject gas into storage for
Shipper's account in excess of Shipper's MDIQ; or (ii) in the aggregate to store more than
4. INTERRUPTIBLE WITHDRAWALS FROM STORAGE
(a) Shipper will be responsible for arranging transportation of gas from the storage
withdrawal point. Nominations designated for delivery from "ISS-M Storage" under those Rate
Schedules will be deemed to be nominations for withdrawals under this ISS-M Rate Schedule.
(b) Transporter will not be obligated to withdraw and deliver gas to or for the account
of Shipper in excess of the total amount in inventory for Shipper's account.
(c) All gas injected into storage for Shipper's account under this Rate Schedule must
be withdrawn by Shipper's Final Withdrawal Date, provided that this Final Withdrawal Date will be
extended one Day for each Day, during the 30 Days preceding Shipper's Final Withdrawal Date, that
Shipper's ISS-M withdrawals are interrupted by Transporter. Shipper may withdraw gas from the
first Day following Shipper's Injection Month through Shipper's Final Withdrawal Date.
(a) The applicable rates for service under this Rate Schedule will be a negotiated
market-based rate as provided in Shipper's ISS-M Service Agreement.
(b) From the quantities delivered into storage for Shipper, Transporter will retain the
Storage Gas Loss Retainage Percentage specified in the currently effective Tariff, unless
otherwise negotiated by Transporter and Shipper and specified in Shipper's ISS-M Service
Agreement. That percentage will be subject to adjustment in accordance with Section 35
(Retainage Adjustment Mechanism) of the General Terms and Conditions. The Storage Gas Loss
Retainage Percentage applicable to Rate Schedule ISS-M will be calculated separately in
Transporter's annual Retainage Adjustment Mechanism filings.
(c) Transporter will be responsible for any loss, cost, or expense arising from any
loss of Shipper's gas in Transporter's storage that results from Transporter's negligence or
failure to exercise due diligence. Notwithstanding the provisions in Section 22 (Possession of
Gas) of the General Terms and Conditions, Shipper will be responsible for obtaining its own
insurance for any gas in storage, and will hold Transporter harmless from any loss, cost, or
expense arising from any loss of storage gas that results from a force majeure event or that is
not the result of Transporter's negligence or failure to exercise due diligence.
(a) If Shipper fails to comply with an interruption order issued by Transporter
pursuant to this Rate Schedule or Section 16 (Interruptions of Service) of the General Terms and
Conditions and thereby causes injections or withdrawals in excess of 103 percent of the lowered
MDIQ or scheduled withdrawal quantity set by Transporter's interruption order (Lowered Quantity),
Shipper will be assessed and pay a penalty of $10.00 per Dth for quantities taken or tendered in
excess of 103 percent of the Lowered Quantity.
(b) If Shipper fails to comply with an operational flow order issued by Transporter
pursuant to Section 17 (Operational Flow Orders) of the General Terms and Conditions, a penalty
of $5.00 per Dth per day will be assessed to Shipper for all quantities in violation of that
operational flow order.