MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC
Original Volume No. 1
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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
7. UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM ARRANGEMENTS, END-OF-TERM IMBALANCE AND
(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
(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
(ii) all the end-use facilities must be of the
(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).