Columbia Gulf Transmission Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 6-007, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 151 First Revised Sheet No. 151 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 151
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
5.6 Choice of Law. Unless otherwise specifically stated in the Service Agreement, interpretation
of the provisions of all Service Agreements or other agreements entered into between Shipper and
Transporter, including any provisions of this Tariff related to such agreements, and any disputes
arising from such agreements, shall be governed by the law of the State of Texas.
5.7 Electronic Contracting Agreement.
(a) In General. Transporter and Shipper may, and when required by the Tariff shall,
enter into new or amended Service Agreements or Assignment Agreements by electronic communications
through Transporter's Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB). Transporter and Shipper may also by mutual
agreement enter into any other contract through electronic communications. Service Agreements,
Assignment Agreements pursuant to Section 14 (Release and Assignment of Service Rights) and other
agreements are collectively referred to as "Contracts" in this Section 5.7. The consummation of
Contracts electronically shall be governed by the provisions of this Section 5.7 and the Electronic
(b) When Required. Shipper shall be required to enter into a Contract electronically if
Shipper desires to commence service within five business days after a contract is awarded.
(c) Prerequisites. Requestor shall not be eligible to enter into a Contract
electronically until Requestor (i) has been placed on Transporter's Approved Bidder's List in
accordance with Section 3.2 of the General Terms and Conditions and (ii) has executed and submitted
to Transporter an Electronic Contracting Agreement in the form contained in this Tariff. Requestor
shall execute the Electronic Contracting Agreement in duplicate by original handwritten signature(s)
on paper and forward it to Transporter via mail or other delivery service at least 15 business days
in advance of bidding for or requesting a Contract. The requirement in this Section 3.2 of timely
submission of an executed Electronic Contracting Agreement may not be satisfied by facsimile
transmission of an executed document, or any other method that results in Transporter receiving only
a copy of a signature. Upon receipt of the executed Electronic Contracting Agreement, the Approved
Bidder List shall be updated to reflect Requestor's eligibility to enter into Contracts electronically.
(d) Documents; Standards. Transporter and Shipper may, and when required by the Tariff
shall, electronically transmit to or receive from the other party any of the electronic forms
(including Contracts) listed by Transporter, currently or in the future, on the Transaction List posted
on Navigator, (collectively "Documents"). Any transmission of data that is not a Document shall have
no force or effect between the parties unless justifiably relied upon by the receiving party. All
Documents shall be transmitted in accordance with the standards set forth in the EBB User's Guide, as
it may be amended or supplemented from time to time by Transporter.