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