Cove Point LNG Limited Partnership

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/14/2000, Docket: RP00-437-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 52 First Revised Sheet No. 52 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 52



Firm Transportation Service







(a) All charges for firm transportation service shall be set forth in the Currently

Effective Rate sheet of this Tariff.


(b) For all transportation service rendered under this Rate Schedule, Buyer shall pay

Operator each month the charges set forth below:


(1) Reservation Charge: The maximum Reservation Charge for the current month.

The monthly Reservation Charge shall be assessed on each Dth of MFTQ

specified in the Buyer's FTS Service Agreement. Pursuant to 18 C.F.R.

Section 284.8(i) of the Commission's regulations, until September 30, 2002,

the maximum rate ceiling does not apply to capacity release transactions of

less than one year. The rate paid in any capacity release transaction not

subject to the maximum rate ceiling will not be subject to refund.



(2) Commodity Charge: The maximum Commodity Charge per Dth of Natural Gas

delivered during the prior month to or for the account of Buyer under this

Rate Schedule.


(3) Retainage: Operator shall retain from Buyer's Natural Gas tendered for

transportation hereunder, a percentage as compensation for fuel used and lost

and unaccounted for quantities in Operator's operation (Retainage). Such

percentage shall be specified in the Currently Effective Rate sheet of this

Tariff, as subsequently adjusted in accordance with the General Terms and

Conditions of this Tariff.


(4) Surcharges: The surcharges applicable to this Rate Schedule.


(5) Regulatory Fees: Buyer shall pay Operator in advance all fees required by the

Commission, or any regulatory body having jurisdiction, related to service

provided to Buyer under this Rate Schedule including, but not limited to,

filing, reporting and application fees.