Energy West Development, Inc.
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Effective Date: 06/11/2010, Docket: RP10-732-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 49 First Revised Sheet No. 49
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 49
General Terms and Conditions
12. BILLINGS AND PAYMENTS
12.1 Transportation Invoice.
(a) Transporter shall render a Transportation invoice in accordance with the
measurement, computations and charges provided in this Tariff and the
Transportation Service Agreement between Transporter and Shipper.
(b) The imbalance statement should be rendered prior to or with the invoice,
and the Transportation invoice should be prepared on or before the ninth
Business Day after the end of the production Month. Rendered is defined
as postmarked, time-stamped, and delivered to the designated site.
12.2 Monthly Payment.
(a) Shipper shall pay Transporter, at a bank designated by Transporter or as
otherwise directed by Transporter, so that payment is received and
Transporter has available funds therefrom on or before the 10th calendar
day following receipt of Transporter's invoice, the full amount billed by
Transporter to Shipper under Section 12.1 of the General Terms and
Conditions of this Tariff for the immediately preceding Month.
(b) Identify all invoice number(s) on all payments.
12.3 Estimated Statement. In the event that Transporter fails to render a statement to
Shipper on or before the ninth Business Day of a Month and such failure is not due
to the fault of Shipper, Shipper's payment date shall be extended one day for each
day Transporter's statement is late; provided, however, that if for any reason
Transporter is unable to render a statement on or before the ninth Business Day of
a Month, Transporter may at its option render an estimated statement to Shipper,
which statement shall contain Transporter's best estimate of the total amount
payable to Transporter by Shipper under the Transportation Service Agreement(s)
between Transporter and Shipper for the preceding Month. Shipper shall pay to
Transporter the full amount of such estimated statement within 10 calendar days of
its receipt; provided, however, that Transporter shall render to Shipper a final
statement no later than the 15th day of the Month in which such estimated statement
is rendered, unless Transporter's failure to do so is due to the fault of Shipper,
in which case Transporter shall render to Shipper a final statement at such time
as Transporter is able to do so. Any difference between the estimated statement
and the final statement shall be added to or deducted from, as appropriate,
Transporter's next succeeding monthly statement to Shipper.
12.4 Disputed Billing
(a) If invoice is in dispute, pay portion not in dispute and provide
documentation identifying basis for dispute.
(b) Within 30 days after a demand made by Transporter, Shipper shall furnish
good and sufficient surety bond, guaranteeing payment to Transporter of
the amount ultimately found due upon bills after a final determination
which may be reached either by agreement or judgment of the courts, as
may be the case, then Transporter shall not be entitled to seek to suspend
further delivery of Gas nor terminate the Transportation Service Agreement
as outlined above unless and until default be made in the conditions of