MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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Effective Date: 04/10/2009, Docket: RP09-136-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 65 Original Sheet No. 65







(a) This Rate Schedule IBS defines an interruptible imbalance

management service for specified end-use facilities. Service

hereunder shall be provided pursuant to Access Requests under Section

6 of this Rate Schedule IBS. This Rate Schedule shall apply to all

imbalance management services provided by MEP for Shipper pursuant to

an IBS Agreement. This service will be provided based on: System

operational capability on MEP; resources provided by Third Party

Balancing Agreements; and/or offsetting Access Requests under Section

6 of this Rate Schedule IBS. MEP is not providing a supply or

storage service under this Rate Schedule IBS.


(b) This service is designed to help a Shipper accommodate

differences between nominations and physical gas flows to specified

end-use facilities under the FTS or ITS Agreement to which the IBS

Agreement is linked consistent with Section 3.2(a) of this Rate

Schedule IBS.


(c) MEP shall not be required: (1) to provide service

hereunder in excess of the maximum daily access volume under the IBS

Agreement as determined under Section 6(a) hereof or in excess of the

maximum allowable cumulative IBS Balance as determined under Section

6(f) hereof; (2) to provide service hereunder on any day in excess of

the MDQ of the IBS Agreement, reduced in the case of a swing up by

the volumes nominated under the linked transportation Agreement for

that day (and further reduced by releases of the linked

transportation Agreement where applicable); or (3) to provide service

hereunder which is not consistent with a confirmed Access Request

pursuant to Section 6 of this Rate Schedule IBS.