Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC

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Effective Date: 05/01/1999, Docket: CP96- 52-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 19 Original Sheet No. 19 : Effective




Natural Gas Liquefaction and Terminal Delivery

(Guilford County, North Carolina)







4.1 Customer shall nominate quantities requested for delivery hereunder

in accordance with Section 17.1 of the General Terms and Conditions.

Pine Needle, in its sole judgment, may waive any nomination deadline,

on a non-discriminatory basis, if Pine Needle determines that

operating conditions permit. Customer's nomination shall include a

proposed delivery schedule including the date and the approximate

quantity requested for each delivery. Pine Needle shall furnish its

estimate of the quantities it expects to be available within

Customer's estimate; provided, however, that nothing herein shall be

construed as requiring Pine Needle or Customer to meet such estimates

or as precluding revisions in such estimates as conditions may



4.2 The conditions of delivery are as follows:


(a) Customer shall give Pine Needle at least 24 hours notice

prior to each delivery; such notice shall state the time

the carrier will arrive at Pine Needle's liquefied natural

gas storage facilities, and the quantity of liquefied

natural gas to be received.


(b) It shall be Customer's responsibility to assure that

Customer's receiving facilities are compatible with Pine

Needle's delivery facilities.


(c) Customer's and/or its carrier company's transportation

vehicle shall be in complete compliance with all codes and

regulations pertaining to the design, construction and

operation of containers for the transportation of liquefied

natural gas.


(d) Customer and/or its carrier company shall have proper

insurance and Customer shall provide Pine Needle with a

certificate of insurance, satisfactory to Pine Needle,

prior to the movement of any vehicle onto Pine Needle's



(e) The size of the transporting vehicle shall not be in excess

of a size that can safely navigate the roads at Pine

Needle's liquefied natural gas storage facility.


4.3 In the event that nominations for service on any day exceed the

quantities available hereunder, delivery requests will be satisfied

on a first-come, first-served basis in the order in which Pine Needle

received such nominations.