Texas Gas Transmission, LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/09/2010, Docket: RP10-956-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 2700 First Revised Sheet No. 2700

Superseding: Substitute Original Sheet No. 2700

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Section 15

 

 

15. Billing and Payment

 

15.1 Monthly invoice date: Texas Gas shall render invoices on or before the ninth

(9th) business day of each month for all gas delivered and gas service

furnished during the preceding month, including a monthly cash-out and

imbalance statements, according to the measurement, computations, and charges

provided in this tariff. For purposes of delivery of invoices via the Texas

Gas Internet Website, render shall mean time-stamped.

 

15.2 Delivery Method: The default delivery method for the Texas Gas Customer

invoice package is the Texas Gas internet website. Such Customers will receive

e-mail notification when monthly invoices are finalized for payment review.

Customer may request one of the following alternate delivery methods if they

cannot use an on-line invoice for payment purposes: (1) mail via the U.S. Post

Office to the address provided by the Customer; (2) mail via overnight delivery

at the Customer's expense; or (3) delivery via EDI to a designated site. If

Customer elects an alternate delivery method, it will remain in effect until

changed by Customer; provided, however, that Customer shall not change its

delivery method more often than once in any twelve month period.

 

15.3 Customer's information: When information necessary for Texas Gas' billing

purposes is in the control of Customer, Customer shall furnish or cause to be

furnished such information to Texas Gas on or before the fifth (5th) calendar

day of each month.

 

15.4 Right of examination: Both Texas Gas and Customer shall have the right to

examine at any reasonable time the books, records, and charts of the other to

the extent necessary to verify the accuracy of any statement, chart, or

computation made under or pursuant to the provisions of this tariff.

 

15.5 Payment method and due date: Customer shall make payment to Texas Gas by

electronic funds transfer to a depository designated by Texas Gas, unless

Customer, whose total monthly invoices are less than $100,000, elects to make

payment by check. All payments are due ten (10) calendar days after the

invoice is rendered except when such day is a Saturday, Sunday, or bank

holiday, in which case payment is due the following business day. Payment

shall be made for invoices rendered pursuant to Section 15.1. Customer making

payment should submit supporting documentation; Texas Gas should apply payment

per supporting documentation provided by the paying party, and if payment

differs from invoice amount, remittance detail should be provided with the

payment, except when payment is made by electronic funds transfer (EFT), in

which case the remittance detail is due within two Business Days of the payment

due date. If invoice is in dispute, Customer shall pay portion not in dispute

and provide documentation identifying basis for the dispute.

 

15.6 Penalty for late payment: Should Customer fail to pay all or a portion of any

invoice when such amount is due, as herein provided, Customer shall pay Texas

Gas interest. Interest on the unpaid portion of the invoice shall be computed

by multiplying (a) the unpaid portion of the invoice by (b) the ratio of the

number of days from the due date to the date of actual payment to 365, by (c)

the current rate of interest on pipeline refunds established by Commission

regulations. The interest charge provided for by this Section 15.6 shall be

compounded monthly.