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. 267 Original Sheet No. 267

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Cont'd)

 

1. DEFINITIONS (Cont'd)

 

1.27 "Negotiated Rate" shall mean "negotiated rate" as defined in accordance with Commission policy, with

respect to the negotiation of rates, rate components, fees, charges, surcharges, credits, retainage

percentages, or formula pertaining to the same, for service under a Rate Schedule. A Negotiated Rate: must be

mutually agreed to by Transporter and Shipper; may be less than, equal to, or greater than or less than the

Recourse Rate and/or the minimum rate; may be based on a rate design other than straight fixed variable; and

may include a minimum quantity.

 

1.28 "Nomination Cycle" shall mean the timing and activities related to nominations, capacity allocation,

confirmation and scheduled quantities. Nomination cycles are:

 

(a) "Timely Nomination Cycle" is 11:30 a.m. for nominations leaving control of the nominating party;

11:45 a.m. for receipt of nominations by the Transporter (including from Title Transfer Tracking Service

Providers (TTTSPs)); noon to send Quick Response; 3:30 p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by

Transporter from upstream and downstream connected parties; 4:30 p.m. for receipt of scheduled quantities by

Shipper and Interconnecting Operator (central clock time on the day prior to flow).

 

(b) "Evening Nomination Cycle" is 6:00 p.m. for nominations leaving control of the nominating party;

6:15 p.m. for receipt of nominations by the Transporter (including from TTTSPs); 6:30 p.m. to send Quick

Response; 9:00 p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by Transporter from upstream and downstream

connected parties; 10:00 p.m. for Transporter to provide scheduled quantities to affected Shippers and

Interconnecting Operators, and to provide scheduled quantities to bumped parties (notice to bumped parties),

(central clock time on the day prior to flow). Scheduled quantities resulting from an Evening Nomination that

does not cause another Shipper on the subject Transporter to receive notice that it is being bumped should be

effective at 9:00 a.m. on next Gas Day; and when an Evening Nomination causes another Shipper on the subject

Transporter to receive notice that it is being bumped, the scheduled quantities should be effective at 9:00

a.m. on next Gas Day.

 

(c) "Intraday 1 Nomination Cycle" is 10:00 a.m. for nominations leaving control of the nominating

party; 10:15 a.m. for receipt of nominations by the Transporter (including from TTTSPs); 10:30 a.m. to send

Quick Response; 1:00 p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by Transporter from upstream and downstream

connected parties; 2:00 p.m. for Transporter to provide scheduled quantities to affected Shippers and

Interconnecting Operators, and to provide scheduled quantities to bumped parties (notice to bumped parties),

(central clock time on the Gas Day). Scheduled quantities resulting from Intraday 1 Nominations should be

effective at 5:00 p.m. on Gas Day.

 

(d) "Intraday 2 Nomination Cycle" is 5:00 p.m. for nominations leaving control of the nominating

party; 5:15 p.m. for receipt of nominations by the Transporter (including from TTTSPs); 5:30 p.m. to send

Quick Response; 8:00 p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by Transporter from upstream and downstream

connected parties; 9:00 p.m. for Transporter to provide scheduled quantities to affected Shippers and

Interconnecting Operators (central clock time on the Gas Day). Scheduled quantities resulting from Intraday 2

Nominations should be effective at 9:00 p.m. on Gas Day. Bumping is not allowed during the Intraday 2

Nomination Cycle.

 

(e) For purposes of b, c and d above, "provide" shall mean, for transmittals pursuant to standards

1.4.x, receipt at Shipper's or Interconnecting Operator's designated site, and for purposes of other forms of

transmittal, it shall mean send or post.

 

1.29 "OBA" shall mean Operation Balancing Agreement between two parties which specifies the procedures for

managing operating variances at an interconnect.

 

1.30 "Operational Flow Order (OFO)" shall mean an order issued to alleviate conditions, inter alia, which

threaten or could threaten the safe operations or system integrity, of the transportation service provider's

system or to maintain operations required to provide efficient and reliable firm service. Whenever

Transporter experiences these conditions, any pertinent order shall be referred to as an Operational Flow

Order.