Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP03-392-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 25 First Revised Sheet No. 25 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 25

RATE SCHEDULE LTD-1

FIRM LNG TANKER DISCHARGING SERVICE

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4. NOMINATIONS AND SCHEDULING

 

4.1 General. LNG tanker discharging service shall be provided only after Buyer has

submitted to Operator nominations for such service in accordance with Sections 4.2 and

4.3 of this LTD-1 Rate Schedule, and Operator has scheduled service in accordance with

Sections 4.4 and 4.5 of this LTD-1 Rate Schedule.

 

4.2 LNG Discharging Nominations

 

(a) Timing of Nominations

(i) Preliminary Annual Discharge Schedule. As used below, the term "Scheduling

Year" means (i) the period of time commencing with the anticipated date of

first delivery of LNG hereunder and ending on the next September 30, and

(ii) each subsequent period of twelve (12) calendar months beginning on

October 1 and ending on the next September 30. Buyer shall submit to

Operator, no later than three (3) months prior to each Scheduling Year, (i)

estimates of the information specified in Section 4.2 (b), (ii) information

required by Section 4.2(d) below, and (iii) any additional information

Buyer may otherwise provide to Operator pertaining to the coordination and

planning of the discharging of LNG tankers at the Cove Point terminal

during the upcoming Scheduling Year (the "Preliminary Annual Discharge

Schedule"). Operator will provide a preliminary, non-binding confirmation

of the Preliminary Annual Discharge Schedule as soon as possible, but in no

event later than ten (10) business days after receiving such Preliminary

Annual Discharge Schedules from all Buyers under Rate Schedule LTD-1.

 

(ii) Monthly Discharge Schedule. Buyer shall, no later than seven (7) business

days prior to each Month, submit to Operator a schedule detailing the

information specified in Section 4.2 (b) and 4.2 (d) of the LNG to be

discharged by Buyer at the Cove Point terminal during the succeeding month

("Monthly Discharge Schedule") together with a preliminary schedule for the

two (2) months succeeding that month (the "Forward Schedule"). Operator

will provide confirmation of the Monthly Discharge Schedule and a

preliminary, non-binding confirmation of the Forward Schedule as soon as

possible, but in no event later than the earlier of (a) two (2) business

days after receiving proposed Monthly Discharge Schedules from all Buyers

under Rate Schedule LTD-1, or (b) five (5) business days prior to each

Month. Provided, however, that Operator may reject such nomination for

failure to meet the specifications contained in Section 8(h) of the tariff,

or conditionally confirm such nomination, provided that delivery of such

non-conforming LNG will be subject to delivery as set forth in Section 5.5.

 

(iii) Operator shall notify each affected Buyer as soon as practicable in the

event that, after providing a preliminary, non-binding confirmation of a

Preliminary Annual Discharge Schedule or Forward Schedule, Operator becomes

aware of any circumstance that would prevent Operator from providing the

service proposed by such Preliminary Annual Discharge Schedule or Forward

Schedule.