Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP03-341-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 50 Original Sheet No. 50 : Effective

 

RATE SCHEDULE LTD-2

INTERRUPTIBLE LNG TANKER DISCHARGING SERVICE

 

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

1.1 This Rate Schedule LTD-2 is available to any Buyer for the purchase from Operator of

interruptible LNG tanker discharging service, including unloading, storage,

vaporization and delivery, at Operator's Cove Point LNG terminal, provided that:

 

(a) Each buyer of LTD-1 Service has received written notice of such proposed

interruptible LNG tanker discharge service at least thirty (30) days prior to

the date such service is proposed to be provided, such notice to include the

date such service is to be provided, the expected size of the cargo to be

received, and the expected quality and heat content of the LNG to be received;

 

(b) No later than ten (10) days prior to the date such service is proposed to be

provided, no such Buyer of LTD-1 Service has provided written notice to the

Operator that, in the reasonable judgment of such LTD-1 Buyer, the proposed

interruptible tanker discharge service could adversely affect such LTD-1 Buyer's

ability to use its scheduled tanker discharging service as set forth in the

Annual Discharge Schedule or Monthly Discharge Schedule, whether by reason of

the scheduling of deliveries, the relative quality of LNG being delivered or

proposed to be delivered, the availability of vaporization and send-out

capacity, port restrictions or otherwise;

 

(c) Operator has awarded capacity to Buyer under the provisions of Section 4

(Bidding Procedure) of the General Terms and Conditions ("GT&C") of this Tariff;

 

(d) Buyer and Operator have executed an LTD-2 Service Agreement for interruptible

LNG tanker discharging service under this Rate Schedule; and

 

(e) Buyer complies with the provisions of this Rate Schedule and with all other

applicable provisions of this Tariff.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

2.1 The LNG tanker discharging service provided by Operator under this Rate Schedule shall

be performed under Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations and the LTD-2 Service

Agreement. Such service shall apply to all LNG discharged from an LNG tanker at the

Operator's LNG terminal, stored as LNG, and subsequently delivered as vaporized LNG,

or Boil-Off by Operator for Buyer under this Rate Schedule. Operator's maximum daily

obligation to deliver vaporized LNG and Boil-Off, the Maximum Daily Delivery Quantity

("MDDQ"), shall be set forth in Buyer's LTD-2 Service Agreement. Service under this

Rate Schedule shall be considered to be interruptible.

 

2.2 Interruptible LNG tanker discharging service of Operator under this Rate Schedule

shall have the priority specified in Section 15 (Capacity and Imbalance Allocation) of

the GT&C and shall be subject to interruption only to the extent provided in this Rate

Schedule or in Sections 14 (Force Majeure) and 16 (Interruptions of Service) of the

GT&C. Service hereunder shall be performed on a nondiscriminatory basis under the

Natural Gas Act.