Midwestern Gas Transmission Company
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2003, Docket: RP03-618-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 91A First Revised Sheet No. 91A : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 91A
RATE SCHEDULE LMS-MA
LOAD MANAGEMENT SERVICE - DELIVERY POINTS
5. DAILY IMBALANCE CHARGE (Continued)
5.1 Applicability (Continued)
(c) Listing of Balancing Parties Subject to Potential Daily Imbalance Charge
Company shall maintain a list on its Informational Postings web site of
the Balancing Parties that are potentially subject to a Daily Imbalance
Charge under Rate Schedule LMS-MA.
Company shall revise such posting within a Gas Day if the applicability of
the Daily Imbalance Charge for a given Balancing Party changes due to
change in flow control status at one or more interconnects under the
Balancing Party's LMS-MA Agreement.
In addition, Company shall notify a Balancing Party listed pursuant to
this Subsection, by phone, of any status change related to the
applicability of the Daily Imbalance Charge at the time such change is
The amount of Balancing Party's imbalance at the end of a Gas Day will
determine if the Daily Imbalance Charge is potentially applicable to such
(a) Net Pipeline Position
By 12 Noon CCT each day, Company shall provide on its Informational
Postings web site a notice of the net pipeline position on Company's
pipeline system for the previous Gas Day.
The net pipeline position is the sum of the total positive and negative
Cumulative Imbalances, based on SCADA data, at all Balancing Party
interconnections subject to the Daily Imbalance Charge for such Gas Day
under Rate Schedules LMS-MA and LMS-PA.
A positive net pipeline position indicates that gas has been stored on
Company's pipeline and is due others. A negative net pipeline position
indicates that gas is due Company.
Company will post a notice that the Daily Imbalance Charge will not be
applicable for a given Gas Day, if Company determines that inaccurate
SCADA data exists for such Gas Day to calculate a net pipeline position.
(b) Allowable Swing Quantity (ASQ)
The Balancing Party's ASQ for a given Gas Day is the greater of
(1) 1000 Dekatherms or (2) 10 percent of the highest daily Scheduled
Quantity at such designated interconnect(s) during the prior 15 days.
On a given Gas Day, a Balancing Party may take gas in excess of Scheduled
Quantities or not take delivery of all Scheduled Quantities at the
interconnect(s) listed under the Balancing Party's LMS-MA Agreement up to