Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC

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Effective Date: 10/15/2004, Docket: RP04-598-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 49 Second Revised Sheet No. 49 : Effective

Superseding: Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 49





6. BILLING (Continued)


(b) Rendering of Bills to be Electronic Unless Otherwise Elected


Unless Customer elects, in the manner set forth below, to have bills rendered via U.S.

mail, bills shall be rendered electronically via Pine Needle's EBB. Bills shall be

rendered electronically when Pine Needle posts notification on Pine Needle's

informational posting website that invoices are approved or final on Pine Needle's

EBB. Contemporaneously with such posting, Customer shall receive that notification in

its private mailbox in Pine Needle's EBB. In addition, Customer may elect, on Pine

Needle's EBB, to receive e-mail notification, to the e-mail address designated by

Customer, when bills are rendered electronically. It is the Customer's responsibility

to maintain current e-mail information in Pine Needle's EBB.


If requested in writing on or before October 25, 2004, Customer may elect to continue

to have bills rendered via U.S. mail. Subsequently, Customer may change the method by

which Pine Needle renders bills to such Customer (i) no more frequently than once

every 12 months and (ii) upon 60 days prior written notice to Pine Needle; provided

however, the first such change shall not become effective prior to November 1, 2005.


Rendered is defined as postmarked, time stamped, and delivered to the designated site

or designated as approved or final on Pine Needle's EBB.


(c) Billing Adjustments


Prior period adjustment time limits should be 6 months from the date of the initial

invoice with a 3-month rebuttal period, excluding government required rate changes.

The standard shall not apply in the case of deliberate omission or misrepresentation

or mutual mistake of fact. Parties' other statutory or contractual rights shall not

otherwise be diminished by this standard.


(d) Supporting Data


Pine Needle and Customer shall each deliver to the other for examination such

pertinent records and charts as shall be necessary to verify the accuracy of any

statement, chart or computation made by either of them under or pursuant to any of the

provisions hereof, of the applicable rate schedule or of the service agreement.




(a) Payment of Bills


Except as otherwise hereinafter provided in this Section 7, Customer shall pay to Pine

Needle by wire transfer of immediately available funds on or before the 10th day of

each month Pine Needle's bill for the demand charges for service rendered during the

preceding calendar month and any adjustment of these charges for the previous month(s)

on or before the 20th day of each month Pine Needle's bill for the remainder of the

charges for service rendered during the preceding calendar month and any adjustment of

these charges for the previous month(s).


If the payment date is not a Business Day then payment is due the following Business



Party making payment should submit supporting documentation; party receiving payment

should apply payment per supporting documentation provided by the paying party; and if

payment differs from invoiced amount, remittance detail should be provided with the

payment, except when payment is made by electronic funds transfer (EFT), in which case

the remittance detail is due within two Business Days of the payment due date. The

Statement of Account should report outstanding balances by invoice.