Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP03-392-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 52 First Revised Sheet No. 52 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 52








4.2 LNG Discharging Nominations


(a) Timing of Nominations. Buyer shall nominate a tanker delivery schedule which

shall conform with the time period of available capacity specified in Section

1.1 above.


(b) Contents of Nominations. Any nomination submitted by Buyer to Operator for the

receipt, storage and vaporization of LNG pursuant to this Rate Schedule shall

consist of the information specified below. By submitting such nomination,

Buyer warrants that it has obtained all necessary regulatory approvals to

discharge LNG at the Cove Point terminal.


(i) Name of LNG tanker(s) scheduled;

(ii) Name of loading port(s) and departure date(s) of LNG tanker(s);

(iii) Arrival date of LNG tanker(s) at Cove Point;

(iv) Quantity of LNG to be discharged;

(v) Molecular composition and Heating Value of LNG;

(vi) Estimated saturated pressure and temperature of LNG to be discharged;


(vii) Estimated schedule of the disposition of Buyer's discharged LNG, less

Operator's Retainage quantities, including Boil-Off, specifying

quantities, dates and delivery points in conformance with the

provisions of this Rate Schedule, Buyer's Service Agreement and the



(c) Methods of Communication. Any nomination as prescribed above may be submitted

to Operator via e-mail, Operator's electronic bulletin board ("EBB"), facsimile

transmission or any other method of communication, as mutually agreed between

Buyer and Operator, to the person(s) designed to receive such correspondence as

set forth in the Service Agreement.


(d) Additional Information Requirements. Buyer shall comply with requests of

Operator for additional information which Operator deems necessary in the

performance of service hereunder or needed to comply with the valid reporting or

other requirements of the Commission or other regulatory agencies having

jurisdiction hereunder. For purposes of such requests, any information which

Buyer considers confidential or proprietary shall be treated as such by

Operator, unless disclosure is required by applicable law or regulation.


(e) Changes to Nominations. Buyer shall inform Operator as soon as reasonably

practicable, of any circumstance that may result in the arrival at Cove Point or

discharging of an LNG tanker(s) on a date other than the date established

pursuant to Sections 4.2 and 4.4. In the event of such a circumstance, both

Buyer and Operator shall use reasonable efforts to minimize any adverse effects

arising from such circumstance. Buyer shall renominate and Operator shall

confirm the changes to the schedule within 24 hours of submission; provided,

however, that service under Rate Schedule LTD-2 is only available during the

time period specified pursuant to Section 1.1. above.


(f) Changes to Molecular Composition and Heating Value of the LNG. Buyer shall

inform Operator as soon as reasonably practicable of any changes to the

molecular composition and heating value of the LNG from the information provided

by Buyer in its nomination pursuant to Section 4.2(b)(v). If such change

results in LNG that does not conform to the specifications in Section 8(h) of

the General Terms and Conditions, acceptance of the change will be subject to

the provisions of Section 5.5.