Millennium Pipeline Company, L. L. C.

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/2009, Docket: RP09-633-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 16A Original Sheet No. 16A

 

Rate Schedule BH-1

Backhaul Transportation Service

 

1. Availability

 

Service under this Rate Schedule is available from Transporter to any

Shipper, provided that (i) Transporter determines that it will have sufficient

scheduled and confirmed forward haul volumes available to support backhaul

service; (ii) Transporter determines that it has sufficient facilities and

transportation capacity available to receive gas from or on behalf of Shipper

and deliver gas to or for Shipper; (iii) Transporter has awarded capacity to

Shipper under the provisions of Section 4 (Auctions of Available Firm Service)

of the General Terms and Conditions, or through construction of facilities;

(iv) Any construction, acquisition, or expansion of facilities necessary to

commence and provide the firm transportation service has been completed;(v)

Shipper has made arrangements acceptable to Transporter for service on

upstream and downstream transporters, (vi) Shipper complies with the

provisions of this Rate Schedule, has satisfied the creditworthiness criteria

in Section 3 of the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff, and (vii)

Shipper complies with all other applicable provisions of this Tariff.

 

2. Applicability and Character of Service

 

(a) Service provided under this Rate Schedule shall be performed under

Subpart B or G of Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations. Subject to the

limitations set forth below, Transporter under this Rate Schedule shall

receive scheduled quantities from or on behalf of Shipper and shall deliver

thermally equivalent scheduled quantities, less Retainage, to or for Shipper.

Such service shall be provided on a firm basis, subject to the limitations set

forth in this Rate Schedule, and shall apply to all gas transported by

Transporter for Shipper under this Rate Schedule, up to the Transportation

Demand set forth in Shipper's BH-1 Service Agreement.

 

(b) Service provided under this Rate Schedule (i) shall have the

priority specified in Section 7 (Capacity Allocation) of the General Terms and

Conditions, (ii) shall be subject to interruption to the extent provided for

in this Rate Schedule or in Section 16 (Interruptions of Service) of the

General Terms and Conditions, and (iii) shall be subject to Operational Flow

Orders to the extent provided in this Rate Schedule or in Section 17

(Operational Flow Orders) of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

(c) During periods when Transporter determines using its reasonable

discretion that it does not have sufficient scheduled and confirmed forward

haul volumes available to support firm backhaul service, Transporter may

interrupt firm backhaul service under this Rate Schedule. If Transporter

determines that it has the ability to provide only a limited amount of firm

backhaul service under this Rate Schedule, Transporter shall allocate the

limited amount of capacity among BH-1 Shippers on a pro rata basis, based upon

those Shippers' respective levels of Transportation Demand. Transporter will