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

(Continued)

 

 

 

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

Tariff.

 

(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

operations.

 

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.