Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.

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Effective Date: 03/01/2006, Docket: RP06-188-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 209 First Revised Sheet No. 209 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 209

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

3. QUALITY (Cont'd)

 

Notwithstanding any other provisions hereof, if natural gas

tendered to Southern Star fails to conform to the quality

specifications set forth above or is contaminated by hazardous

substances or hazardous materials as defined by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency then Southern Star may either

refuse to accept delivery of such gas or Southern Star may act to

collect, process, treat or otherwise handle such natural gas

volumes to remove such hazardous substances or materials from the

natural gas to dispose of same. In connection with such disposal,

Southern Star will arrange, when feasible in Southern Star's sole

opinion, for the appropriate treatment of such hazardous

substances or materials, and will advise Shipper in writing, as

soon as reasonably practicable, of the final disposition of such

substances or materials. Shipper agrees to reimburse or cause

Southern Star to be reimbursed for Shipper's proportionate share

of all reasonable expenses incurred in the removal, handling,

treatment and disposal of such hazardous substances or materials.

In addition, except to the extent caused by Southern Star's gross

negligence, willful acts or omissions, Shipper shall indemnify and

hold Southern Star harmless from any and all liability, damages,

costs including attorneys fees, claims, demands and expenses of

any nature arising from or in any manner connected with Southern

Star's removal, handling, treatment, disposal or transportation of

hazardous substances or materials removed from natural gas

tendered by Shipper.

 

Southern Star shall have the right to collect from all Shippers

delivering gas to Southern Star at a common Receipt Point their

volumetric pro rata share of the cost of any additional gas

analysis and quality control equipment which Southern Star, at its

reasonable discretion, determines is required to be installed at

such Receipt Point to monitor the quality of gas delivered.

 

Southern Star shall have the right to waive any of the quality

specifications contained in this Section 3 on a non-discriminatory

basis if waiver of such specification(s) does not impair system

operations.