Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 01/01/2009, Docket: RP09-62-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 284 Original Sheet No. 284

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

30. Notice of Incremental Services

 

Operator also provides the firm services identified in this Section 30,

pursuant to Commission authorizations issued under Section 3 of the Natural

Gas Act ("NGA")("Section 3 Firm Services"). These services generally are

defined by and performed under separate contracts between Operator and its

customers. Operator shall require all Section 3 Firm Service Buyers to

comply with all of Operator's operating and safety procedures, as may be

amended from time to time, and with all federal, State and local laws, rules

and regulations pertaining, but not limited to, operations, environment,

health and safety.

 

(a) 2004 Terminal Expansion. As authorized by the Commission in

Docket No. CP05-130-000, Operator provides a Section 3 Firm LNG

Tanker Discharge Service-Expansion that includes a total terminal

sendout entitlement (MDDQ) of 800,000 Dth per day and a total

maximum storage quantity (MCSQ) of 6.8 Bcf. This Section 3 Firm

Service is limited to and shall not exceed these MDDQ and MCSQ

entitlements; nor are these Section 3 Firm Service entitlements

available for service under Section 7 rate schedules. In

addition, Operator makes the following acknowledgments:

 

(1) For purposes of the listed sections of Rate Schedule LTD-1,

this Section 3 Firm Service shall be treated as equivalent

to service under Rate Schedule LTD-1: 2.3 (Applicability

and Character of Service) with the express exception of the

method of computing Buyer's MCSQ; 4.2(a),(b),(d),(e), and

(f) (Timing and Contents of Nominations, Additional

Information Requirements, Changes to Nominations, Changes

to Molecular Composition and Heating Value of the LNG);

4.3(a) and (c) (LNG Vaporization Nominations); 4.4(a) and

(b) (LNG Discharging Scheduling); 4.5(a) and (b) (LNG

Vaporization Scheduling); 5.2(f) (Insurance for LNG

Tankers); 5.3(f) (except for the crediting aspects) and

(g)(LNG Discharging); 5.4(a),(c),(d), and (e)(Storage and

Delivery of LNG); and 5.5(a) and (b)(Acceptance and

Rejection of LNG). This Section 3 Firm Service shall be

deemed to pay the otherwise-applicable LTD-1 fuel retainage

percentage(s) in order to compute its contribution to LNG

terminal fuel retainage.

 

(2) For purposes of the listed sections in these General Terms,

this Section 3 Firm Service shall be treated as equivalent

to service under Rate Schedule LTD-1: 1.41 (Retainage); 6

(Operating Conditions) with the express exception of

(e)(Creditworthiness of Buyer); 8 (Natural Gas Quality),

with the express exception of 8(h)(viii) (Nitrogen

Injection Allocation Priorities); 12(c) (Failure to Comply

with Operational Flow Orders) and 19 (Measurement and

Testing).