Crossroads Pipeline Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-145-001, Status: Effective
Substitute Original Sheet No. 38 Substitute Original Sheet No. 38 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 38
10.1 Invoices: An invoice will be rendered to Shipper no later than nine days following
the close of the applicable production month. The invoice will separately state
applicable charges for FT-1 service, IT-1 service, and imbalance penalties, and the
rates set forth in the invoice will reflect net billing rate. Unless otherwise
provided for in a Shipper's service agreement, invoices will reflect the following
units of measurement: dekatherms for United States transactions and gigajoules for
10.2 Data Reflected in Invoice: Invoices should be based on actuals (if available)
or best available data. Quantities at points where OBAs exist should be invoiced
based on scheduled quantities. Required back up data will be provided no later than
the date of the invoice. Shippers may request reasonable additional information,
which Crossroads will use its best efforts to provide.
10.3 Adjustments to Invoice: Prior period adjustment time limits should be 6 months from the
date of the initial transportation invoice and 7 months from date of initial sales invoice
with a 3 month rebuttal period, excluding government-required rate changes. This standard
shall not apply in the case of deliberate omission or misrepresentation or mutual mistake
of fact. Parties' other statutory or contractual rights shall not otherwise be diminished
by this standard.
11.1 Payment: On or before the twenty-fifth (25th) day of the month or the next business
day in the event the twenty-fifth (25th) is a weekend or holiday, Shipper shall pay
Crossroads by wire transfer of federal funds, the amount of the bill rendered by
Crossroads for the billing month in accordance with Section 10 above. All payments
must state the applicable Crossroads invoice number. Any payment shall be considered
to have been made on the date such payment is transferred by Shipper to the address
designated by Crossroads.
11.2 Interest on Unpaid Amounts: Should Shipper fail to pay the amount of and bill rendered
by Crossroads when such amount is due, interest shall accrue thereon at a rate of
interest equal to the then effective rate computed in the manner set forth in Section
154.67(c) of the Commission's Regulations.
11.3 Remedies for Failure to Pay: If such failure to pay continues for thirty (30) days
after payment is due, Crossroads, in addition to any other remedy it may have,
may (subject to obtaining any requisite regulatory approval) suspend further
delivery of gas until such amount is paid unless Shipper in good faith disputes the
amount claimed, has fully paid any amounts not in dispute, and provides adequate
surety for all disposed amounts.
11.4 Right to Set Off Unpaid Amounts: In the event the Shipper does not pay the full
amount due Crossroads in accordance with Section 11.1 hereof, Crossroads, without
prejudice to any other rights or remedies it may have, shall have the right to
withhold and set off payment of any amounts of monies due or owing by Crossroads to
Shipper, whether in connection with this Agreement or otherwise, against any and all
amounts or monies due or owing by Shipper to Crossroads for services performed by
Crossroads for Shipper.
11.5 Late Billing: If presentation of a bill by Crossroads is delayed after the due date,
then the time for payment shall be extended correspondingly unless Shipper is
responsible for such delay.
11.6 Challenges to Invoices: If Shipper challenges all or part of an invoice, Shipper
must, within the time period prescribed in Section 11.1 herein, submit remittance
detail explaining in detail the reasons for the challenge and the amount of the
invoice being challenged. All such remittance details must reflect the applicable
Crossroads invoice number. If Shipper challenges only part of an invoice, it shall
timely remit payment for the undisputed portion.