Cove Point LNG Limited Partnership

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/01/2003, Docket: CP01- 76-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 18D Original Sheet No. 18D : Effective











4.2 LNG Discharging Nominations (Continued)


(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(s) 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,

including Boil-Off, less Operator's Retainage quantities, 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) designated 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 designates 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(s) other than the date(s) set forth in

the then current Annual and/or Monthly Discharge Schedule. In the event of such

a circumstance, both Buyer and Operator shall use reasonable efforts to minimize

any adverse effects on other Buyers or Operator arising or likely to arise from

such circumstance. Buyer shall renominate and Operator shall confirm the

changes to the monthly schedule within 24 hours of submission.