Cove Point LNG Limited Partnership
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/14/2000, Docket: RP00-437-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 52 First Revised Sheet No. 52 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 52
RATE SCHEDULE FTS
Firm Transportation Service
(a) All charges for firm transportation service shall be set forth in the Currently
Effective Rate sheet of this Tariff.
(b) For all transportation service rendered under this Rate Schedule, Buyer shall pay
Operator each month the charges set forth below:
(1) Reservation Charge: The maximum Reservation Charge for the current month.
The monthly Reservation Charge shall be assessed on each Dth of MFTQ
specified in the Buyer's FTS Service Agreement. Pursuant to 18 C.F.R.
Section 284.8(i) of the Commission's regulations, until September 30, 2002,
the maximum rate ceiling does not apply to capacity release transactions of
less than one year. The rate paid in any capacity release transaction not
subject to the maximum rate ceiling will not be subject to refund.
(2) Commodity Charge: The maximum Commodity Charge per Dth of Natural Gas
delivered during the prior month to or for the account of Buyer under this
(3) Retainage: Operator shall retain from Buyer's Natural Gas tendered for
transportation hereunder, a percentage as compensation for fuel used and lost
and unaccounted for quantities in Operator's operation (Retainage). Such
percentage shall be specified in the Currently Effective Rate sheet of this
Tariff, as subsequently adjusted in accordance with the General Terms and
Conditions of this Tariff.
(4) Surcharges: The surcharges applicable to this Rate Schedule.
(5) Regulatory Fees: Buyer shall pay Operator in advance all fees required by the
Commission, or any regulatory body having jurisdiction, related to service
provided to Buyer under this Rate Schedule including, but not limited to,
filing, reporting and application fees.