Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1997, Docket: CP96-128-004, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 77 Original Sheet No. 77 : Effective





1. Availability


This Rate Schedule is available for the purchase of natural

gas storage service from Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company

("Seller") by any party ("Buyer") certificated by the

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the "Commission" or

"FERC"), or any predecessor agency, to receive service under

Seller's CFSS Rate Schedule and/or CWS Rate Schedule on

November 1, 1997 subject to the following conditions:


(a) Buyer and Seller must contract for service under Rate

Schedule CFSS in the form of a Service Agreement as set

forth in Seller's FERC Gas Tariff ("CFSS Agreement"); and


(b) Seller has executed Service Agreements with Columbia Gas

Transmission Corporation ("Columbia") for service under

Columbia FSS Rate Schedule and SST Rate Schedule which

are sufficient to support Storage Service provided by

Seller under this Rate Schedule.


2. Applicability and Character of Service


(a) This Rate Schedule shall apply to Storage Service,

including the associated transportation of gas from

upstream storage system(s) to Seller's system, rendered

by Seller for a Buyer pursuant to the executed Service

Agreement for service under this Rate Schedule.


(b) Storage Service provided under this Rate Schedule within

the limitations described in Section 4 and Section 5

hereof, shall be considered firm and shall not be subject

to interruption or curtailment except that caused by

Force Majeure or by operating conditions beyond Seller's

or Buyer's control.


(c) Storage Service provided under this Rate Schedule is

subject to the Columbia FSS Rate Schedule and SST Rate

Schedule and the General Terms and Conditions of

Columbia's FERC Gas Tariff in effect on November 1, 1997,

as may be amended from time to time.