Dominion Transmission, Inc.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/2002, Docket: RP96-383-040, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 1138 First Revised Sheet No. 1138 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 1138


Rate Schedules and Service Agreements


or regulations of any such duly constituted



E. The interpretation and performance of any Service

Agreement executed hereunder shall be in accordance

with the laws of the State of West Virginia, without

recourse to the law regarding conflict of laws.


21.4 Negotiated Rates.


A. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this

Tariff, Pipeline may charge a Negotiated Rate for

service under any rate schedule to any Customer that

has access to serve at the rates set forth in the

applicable rate schedule and agrees to pay such

Negotiated Rate. Pipeline's maximum applicable tariff

rate ("Recourse Rate") is available for any Customer

that does not agree to a Negotiated Rate with



B. A Negotiated Rate shall mean a rate for service where,

for some portion of the contract term, one or more of

the individual rate components exceeds the maximum

charge, or is less than the minimum charge, for such



C. Where a Negotiated Rate, when calculated on a 100%

load factor basis, exceeds Pipeline's Recourse Rate

for that service, for the purposes of curtailment or

interruption pursuant to Section 11.3.A, above, and

for scheduling pursuant to Section 11A.4.A.6, above, a

shipper paying said Negotiated Rate would be

considered to have paid the Recourse Rate for such

services. For purposes of Section 24.2.A, below, the

highest rate that Customer must match in order to

continue to receive service is the Recourse Rate

applicable to such service.


D. In order to effectuate a Negotiated Rate, Pipeline

shall file a numbered tariff sheet in this Volume No.

1, stating: Customer's exact legal name, the

Negotiated Rate or rate formula, applicable Rate

Schedule, Receipt and Delivery Points, contract

quantities, and an affirmation that the affected

service agreement(s) does not deviate in any material

aspect from the form of service agreement in this



E. If Pipeline and Customer negotiate rates regarding

fuel retention levels, Pipeline will credit maximum

applicable recourse fuel retainage levels to the

retainage accounts for which its customers bear any

risk of undercollections, for any negotiated

transactions that Pipeline enters into, in accordance

with the Commission’s negotiated rate policy.