Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/09/2009, Docket: RP09-855-002, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 616E Original Sheet No. 616E

 

EXHIBIT B [Negotiated Rate Agreement - NSS]

DATED ............

EFFECTIVE ...................

 

Shipper: ...................

Contract No.: ...................

ARTICLE 1

NEGOTIATED RATE PARAMETERS

 

1.1 Negotiated Rate Term: From..........Through..........

 

1.2 Negotiated Rates:

 

(a) Negotiated Monthly Base Reservation Rate: [$.......... /Dth. of MDQ, or the negotiated rate or

negotiated rate formula]

(b) Negotiated Base Commodity Rate: [$............./Dth, or the negotiated rate or negotiated rate

formula]

 

1.3 Eligible Firm Quantities:

 

(a) Eligible Contract MDQ: $.......... /Dth. of MDQ.

(b) Eligible Contract MSV: $.......... /Dth.

 

1.4 Authorized Overrun Rate(s): [Describe the applicable negotiated rate for Authorized Overrun

Service, if any.]

 

1.5 Other Rate Related Provisions: [Describe any other rate-related provision authorized by the

applicable Rate Schedule and/or Natural's list of permissible discount provisions and which are

not otherwise covered by the Negotiated Rate Agreement.]

 

ARTICLE 2

NEGOTIATED RATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS; ADDITIONAL CHARGES

 

2.1 General Negotiated Rate Limitations: The Negotiated Rates shall apply only to service provided to

Shipper by Natural under the NSS Agreement during the Negotiated Rate Term, up to a maximum

aggregate firm quantity stored on a firm basis under the NSS Agreement and any associated capacity

release replacement agreements. For any aggregate quantities stored on a firm basis for Shipper

and any associated capacity release replacement shippers which are in excess of the Eligible

Contract MDQ or the Eligible Contract MSV, as applicable, Shipper shall be charged the greater of:

(a) the 100% load factor equivalent of the Negotiated Rates; and (b) the 100% load factor

equivalent of the applicable maximum monthly base reservation rate set forth in Natural's FERC Gas

Tariff, as may be revised from time to time.

 

2.2 Discountable Third Party Surcharges: From time to time, certain reservation and/or commodity

surcharges may be approved by the FERC for inclusion in Natural's FERC Gas Tariff which Natural is:

(i) required to collect from Shipper and remit to the FERC or to another third party; and (ii)

permitted to discount the amount of such surcharge from the applicable maximum rate set forth in

Natural's FERC Gas Tariff ("Discountable Third Party Surcharges"). [Describe any applicable

surcharges covered by this Section and the applicability of such surcharges as part of the negotiated

rates.]

 

2.3 Additional Maximum Rates, Charges, and Surcharges: Unless otherwise expressly provided in this

Agreement or agreed to in writing by Natural, all applicable maximum rates, charges, surcharges, and

penalties of any nature set forth in Natural's FERC Gas Tariff, as may be revised from time to time,

shall apply to service provided to Shipper under the Storage Agreement, including without limitation

all applicable: (i) Fuel and Gas Lost and Unaccountable For charges; (ii) authorized and unauthorized

overrun charges; (iii) reservation surcharges; (iv) commodity rates, charges and surcharges; (v) ACA

surcharges; and (vi) gathering charges, offshore charges, and lateral line charges.