Cove Point LNG Limited Partnership
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: CP01- 76-003, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 18E Original Sheet No. 18E : Effective
RATE SCHEDULE LTD-1
FIRM LNG TANKER DISCHARGING SERVICE
4. NOMINATIONS AND SCHEDULING (Continued)
4.3 LNG Vaporization Nominations
(a) Buyer shall nominate, up to Buyer's MDDQ, quantities of LNG to be vaporized,
including Boil-Off and Retainage, and delivered as Natural Gas to delivery
points along Operator's pipeline to or for Buyer's account pursuant to the
nominating and scheduling provisions of Section 6 (Operating Conditions) of the
GT&C of this Tariff.
(b) Subject to Section 2.5 of this Rate Schedule LTD-1, upon the request of Buyer,
Operator shall, on a nondiscriminatory basis, allow nominations in excess of
Buyer's MDDQ when, in Operator's sole judgment, reasonably exercised, there is
unused physical vaporization and send-out capacity which will allow Operator to
deliver such excess quantity nominated by Buyer without adverse effect on
Operator's firm service or operations ("Authorized Overrun Service"). Such
Authorized Overrun Service will be charged the Authorized Overrun Service rate
applicable to Buyer as set forth on the currently effective Rate Sheet of this
(c) Buyer shall not tender or take gas at an hourly rate in excess of one twenty-
fourth (1/24th) of Buyer's SDDQ. Operator may allow variations from this hourly
delivery requirement, on a non-discriminatory basis, when it can do so in its
reasonable judgment, without adverse effect on Operator's services or
4.4 LNG Discharging Scheduling
(a) No LNG tanker shall be received or LNG discharging allowed to commence at the
Cove Point terminal until Operator has confirmed Buyer's nominations for
discharging of LNG as set forth in Sections 4.2(a) and (b) above and scheduled
the applicable quantities.
(b) Once Operator has confirmed a nomination for LNG discharging pursuant to either
the Annual or Monthly Discharge Schedule, such service shall not be bumped.
4.5 LNG Vaporization Scheduling
(a) No LNG shall be vaporized until Operator has confirmed Buyer's vaporization
nomination as set forth in Section 4.3 above and scheduled the applicable
quantities, as specified in Section 6 (Operating Conditions) of the GT&C.
(b) Once Operator has confirmed a nomination for LNG vaporization, such service
shall not be bumped.