Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 09/10/2003, Docket: RP03-562-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 70 First Revised Sheet No. 70 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 70

 

RATE SCHEDULES FPS-1, FPS-2, FPS-3

10-Day, 5-Day, 3-Day Firm Peaking Service

 

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

This rate schedule is available to any Buyer for the purchase from Dominion Cove Point LNG,

LP (hereinafter referred to as "Operator") of a firm peaking service consisting of the

receipt and liquefication of Natural Gas, the receipt and storage of liquefied Natural Gas

("LNG"), and the regasification of such LNG and delivery of Natural Gas, provided that the

facilities required to render service have been constructed or reactivated and made

available for service and, provided further that:

 

(a) Operator has sufficient facilities and storage capacity available to receive Natural

Gas or LNG from or on behalf of Buyer without diminishing the level of existing

service to other Buyers under other firm services offered by Operator including this

Rate Schedule;

 

(b) Buyer has submitted a valid request for service under Section 3 (Requests for Service)

of the General Terms and Conditions, and Operator has (i) accepted Buyer's request for

service and (ii) awarded capacity to Buyer under the provisions of Section 4 (Bidding

for Available Firm Service) of the General Terms and Conditions; or Buyer has executed

a precedent agreement for service pursuant to this Rate Schedule prior to the initial

effective date of this Rate Schedule;

 

(c) Buyer and Operator have executed the Service Agreement for firm peaking service under

this Rate Schedule in the form included in this Tariff; and

 

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

provisions of this Tariff.

 

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

(a) The peaking service provided by Operator under this Rate Schedule shall be performed

under Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations. Such service shall apply to all LNG

and Natural Gas received, liquefied, stored as LNG, and subsequently delivered as

regasified LNG by Operator for Buyer under this Rate Schedule up to the Maximum Daily

Peaking Quantity ("MDPQ"), plus any authorized excess withdrawal quantities, as set

forth in Buyer's Service Agreement. Service provided under this Rate Schedule shall

be considered to be firm.

 

(b) Firm peaking services of Operator under this Rate Schedule shall have the priority

specified in Section 15 (Capacity Allocation) of the General Terms and Conditions and

shall be subject to interruption to the extent provided in this Rate Schedule or in

Section 16 (Interruptions of Service) of the General Terms and Conditions. Peaking

service shall be provided by Operator on a nondiscriminatory basis under the Natural

Gas Act.