MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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Effective Date: 04/10/2009, Docket: RP09-136-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 82 Original Sheet No. 82

 

RATE SCHEDULE IBS

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7. UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM ARRANGEMENTS, END-OF-TERM IMBALANCE AND

AGGREGATION

 

(a) Shipper shall make all necessary arrangements with other

parties at or downstream of the Delivery Points under the IBS

Agreement. Such arrangements must be consistent with this Rate

Schedule IBS and the linked FTS or ITS Agreement and must be

coordinated with MEP.

 

(b) Shipper must have a zero IBS Balance at the end of the

term of the IBS Agreement. If an IBS Balance remains at the end of

the term, the remaining volumes shall be cashed out as set out at

Section 10.4 of the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff.

Shipper and MEP may also mutually agree to cashout an IBS Balance at

the end of any month under an IBS Agreement consistent with said

Section 10.4.

 

(c) Except with prior agreement by MEP on a case-by-case

basis, an IBS Agreement may cover only a single end-use facility and

a single related Delivery Point.

 

(1) MEP will agree to limited aggregation of end-use

facilities and Delivery Points under a single IBS Agreement pursuant

to this subsection (c) if the following criteria are met:

 

(i) all the end-use facilities must have the

same owner or operator (or a common agent consistent with this

provision);

 

(ii) all the end-use facilities must be of the

same type;

 

(iii) it must be operationally feasible for MEP to

provide service on an aggregated basis to all such end-use

facilities and points consistent with this Rate Schedule IBS; and

 

(iv) the number of end-use facilities to be

aggregated may not exceed five (5) and the number of related points

to be aggregated may also not exceed five (5).