Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP03-341-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 202 First Revised Sheet No. 202 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 202
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms, when used in this Tariff, or any other document referred hereto, are
intended and used and shall be construed to have meanings as follows:
1.1 "Billing Month": The period of time between any two consecutive final monthly meter
readings, and in reference to a calendar month, the month in which the majority of
the Billing Month occurs.
1.2 "Boil-Off": Shall mean gas (1) boiling off from the Cove Point LNG Plant and (2)
flashing from the liquid phase to the gaseous phase during unloading of LNG from
1.3 "British Thermal Unit" and "Btu": The amount of heat necessary to raise from 59øF to
60øF the temperature of one avoirdupois pound of pure water at a pressure of 14.73
pounds per square inch absolute (psia). "MMBtu" refers to one million Btu's.
1.4 "Business Day": Shall mean Monday through Friday excluding Federal banking holidays.
1.5 "Buyer": Any purchaser of service offered in this Tariff from Operator.
1.6 "Central Clock Time" or "C.T.": Central standard time adjusted for daylight savings
1.7 "Commission": The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or any successor agency
having jurisdiction over the rates and charges and services hereunder.
1.8 "Confirming Party": The entity that Operator shall contact for confirmation
purposes. The Confirming party may be an interconnecting operator or
1.9 "Contract Year": For purposes of Rate Schedules FPS-1, FPS-2 and FPS-3, the period
of twelve (12) consecutive months beginning on April 16 of any calendar year and
ending on April 15; and for purposes of Rate Schedules FTS and ITS, the period of
twelve (12) consecutive months beginning on the date of initiation of service and
each twelve (12) consecutive months thereafter.
1.10 "Cove Point Pipeline": The 36-inch O.D. pipeline owned by Operator which extends
from the tailgate of the Cove Point LNG Plant to a point of interconnection with the
facilities of Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation and Dominion Transmission, Inc.
in Loudoun County, Virginia.
1.11 "Cove Point LNG Plant": The facilities located at Cove Point, Maryland, which are
owned by Operator and are capable of receiving, storing and regasifying LNG and
receiving, liquefying and delivering Natural Gas or LNG.
1.12 "Day": A period of 24 consecutive hours commencing at 9 a.m. Central Clock Time on
any calendar day and ending at 9 a.m. Central Clock Time on the next calendar day.
1.13 "Delivery Point(s)": The point(s) where Operator has agreed in the Service Agreement
to deliver Natural Gas, Regasified LNG or LNG to or for Buyer's account.