Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/2010, Docket: RP10-514-000, Status: Effective
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 216 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 216
Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 216
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
7. SERVICE AGREEMENT AND TERM
The rights and obligations of Southern Star and each Shipper shall be
governed by the executed service agreement between the parties.
The executed service agreement may vary from the applicable Form of
Service Agreement in Southern Star's tariff by page headers, placement
on the page, number of pages, format, capitalization and font.
The term shall be specified by mutual agreement. The date blank(s) in
the Term section of a pro forma service agreement may be filled in with
specific date(s) or with reference(s) related to the in service date of
Southern Star facilities or the receipt of governmental approvals or
other defined events, as appropriate. Additionally, after the defined
event occurs, Southern Star may send a notice to the other party
confirming the actual term dates.
Agreements for firm service having a primary term of less than five
years shall not be entitled to evergreen rights. Agreements for firm
service having a primary term or extended term of at least five
continuous years of service wherein Shipper pays Southern Star's maximum
rate as stated on the applicable Tariff Sheet No. 10, 10A, or 11 for the
most recent five-year period within the term of the contract prior to
its termination date, will continue for successive five year terms
thereafter, unless canceled, effective at the end of the term, by twelve
months advance written notice by either party; provided, however, that
for all such discounted service agreements with terms of five years or
more which were in effect prior to August 1, 2009, the evergreen right
will apply once at the end of the current term.
Service agreements and the terms thereof are governed by the Natural Gas
Act, the Natural Gas Policy Act and FERC regulations promulgated
Failure to pay (1) amounts due for service rendered pursuant to executed
service agreements, or (2) charges otherwise authorized under this FERC
Gas Tariff will subject Shipper to suspension of service and/or
termination of the service agreement as set forth in Section 18 (Billing
The interpretation, performance and enforcement of all Agreements shall
be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Kentucky.