Rendezvous Pipeline Company, L.L.C.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-754-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 40 First Revised Sheet No. 40
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 40
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
16. IMBALANCE MANAGEMENT
16.1 NAESB WGQ Standards. The following NAESB WGQ Standards (Version
1.8, September 30, 2006) are hereby incorporated by reference:
2.3.45 through 2.3.50.
16.2 Balancing of Transportation Quantities.
(a) A Shipper must maintain a monthly balance between net
receipts (less FLUF Gas in accordance with Section 14 of the
General Terms and Conditions) and deliveries within a two
percent (2%) imbalance tolerance.
(b) Transporter will make monthly imbalance information
available to the Shipper on or before the ninth (9th)
Business Day of each Month following the Month during which
Gas was transported. An imbalance statement will be
tendered to Shipper with Shipper's monthly bill issued
according to Section 5 of the General Terms and Conditions.
(c) At the end of each calendar Month in which Shipper's net
receipts (less FLUF Gas) do not equal deliveries on a Dth
basis, the following procedures will apply:
(i) Shipper's imbalances under each Service Agreement will
be netted together for monthly imbalance calculations.
(ii) Shippers will have through the last Day of the current
calendar month to remedy any imbalance exceeding the
imbalance tolerance. To remedy an imbalance, Shipper
will have the ability to trade imbalances pursuant to
Section 16.3 herein.
(iii) Subject to available transportation capacity,
operational constraints and approval by Transporter
during the remainder of the Month after notification
of its monthly imbalance, a Shipper may eliminate its
prior Month imbalance through either a physical
payback or take of Gas in lieu of or in connection
with imbalance trading. Nominations to reduce the
prior Month imbalance must be designated for that
purpose. Transporter will consider each Shipper's
request to exercise its option under this Section
16.2(c)(iii) and will, on a nondiscriminatory basis,
and subject to prudent operational practices, honor
(iv) If a Shipper cannot cure an imbalance due to force
majeure, Transporter will extend the time period for
the Shipper to resolve such imbalance for a period
equal to the length of the force majeure event.
(v) To the extent a Receiving Pipeline requires
Transporter to cashout an imbalance attributable to
shipments made for the account of Shipper, Shipper
will reimburse Transporter the amount of such cashout
in accordance with Section 5 of the General Terms and