Dominion South Pipeline Co., LP
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/16/2005, Docket: CP05- 77-001, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 1084 Original Sheet No. 1084 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
30. UNAUTHORIZED GAS
30.1 For purposes of this Section 30, Unauthorized Gas shall mean all Gas introduced, whether
intentionally or otherwise, into any of Pipeline's facilities without express authorization
from Pipeline, which is not otherwise subject to any Service Agreement under Pipeline's
Tariff that authorizes the introduction of such Gas.
30.2 Upon the detection of Unauthorized Gas on any of Pipeline's facilities, Pipeline shall
issue notice on its Website, directing all responsible parties to either obtain authority
for the introduction of such Gas or to remove it from the pipeline system, within 72 hours.
Pipeline shall make reasonable efforts to provide direct written notice or notice via
facsimile to the suspected owner or Customer of such Unauthorized Gas.
30.3 Upon the expiration of the 72-hour notice period, any Unauthorized Gas volumes that have
not been attributed to an effective Service Agreement or removed from Pipeline's facilities
shall be confiscated, at no cost to Pipeline or Pipeline's Customers. Pipeline shall value
such confiscated Unauthorized Gas at the Monthly Low Gas Price Index as applicable for the
month in which the gas was confiscated.
30.4 Pipeline shall continue to confiscate any additional quantities of Unauthorized Gas from
the detected source on a monthly basis, until such Gas is attributed to an effective
30.5 On a monthly basis in a subaccount of Account No. 253 - Other Deferred Credits ("Deferred
Account"), Pipeline shall record a credit for the value of the confiscated Unauthorized
Gas pursuant to GT&C Section 30.3 above, and shall record a debit for any costs associated
with the management of such confiscated Unauthorized Gas. In addition, the Deferred
Account shall be credited for a carrying charge, which shall be determined by the product
of 30.5.A. and 30.5.B. below:
A. The balance in the Deferred Account, exclusive of carrying
charges accrued pursuant to GT&C Section 30.5.B. net of the
related deferred tax amounts, if any, as of the end of the
Immediately preceding month.
B. The Interest Rate divided by 365, or 366 in a leap year, and
then multiplied by the number of days in the applicable Month.
30.6 Within sixty days of the end of the Annual Period, or at any time the balance in the
Deferred Account exceeds $100,000, Pipeline shall have the right to refund the balance in
the subaccount through an invoice credit in the next billing cycle. Such credits shall be
allocated pro rata based on annualized contract MDTQs for firm service customers with
contract terms of one year or greater and based on annual volumes for the preceding
calendar year for firm service customers with contract terms of less than one year or for
interruptible service customers. For purposes of this calculation, an annual period shall
be the twelve Months commencing each December 1st and ending the following November 30th
with the first period commencing upon the implementation of service under this Tariff and
concluding the following November 30th.