Millennium Pipeline Company, L. L. C.

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Effective Date: 11/01/2009, Docket: RP10-17-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 602 Second Revised Sheet No. 602

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 602

 

FORM OF ELECTRONIC CONTRACTING AGREEMENT

 

THIS ELECTRONIC CONTRACTING AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is made as of

______________, 20___, by and among COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION, L.L.C., a

Delaware Limited Liability Company (Columbia Gas); COLUMBIA GULF TRANSMISSION

COMPANY, a Delaware corporation (Columbia Gulf); and MILLENNIUM PIPELINE

COMPANY, L.L.C., a Delaware limited partnership (Millennium), all with

offices at 1700 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E., Charleston, West Virginia 25314

("Pipeline") and ___________________ ("Subscriber"), with offices at

_____________________.

 

RECITALS

 

WHEREAS, Pipeline and Subscriber have entered into or may in the future enter

into one or more new or amended Service Agreements or Assignment Agreements

pursuant to the provisions of Pipeline's effective FERC Gas Tariff, Original

Volume No. 1 (Tariff), on file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,

or nonjurisdictional agreements or contracts (collectively "Contracts"); and

 

WHEREAS, Pipeline provides an Electronic Bulletin Board service through the

Navigates™, which includes an electronic data interchange component, pursuant

to Section 2 of the General Terms and Conditions (GTC) of the Tariff; and

 

WHEREAS, Pipeline and Subscriber desire to facilitate the provision and

receipt of service for their mutual benefit by entering into Contracts and

transacting business under such Contracts by electronically transmitting and

receiving data through Navigates™ in agreed formats ("Transactions") in

substitution for conventional paper-based documents, and further desire to

assure that such Transactions and Contracts are not legally invalid or

unenforceable as a result of the use of available electronic technologies;

and

 

WHEREAS, the terms and conditions governing electronic contracting are

contained in GTC Section 5.7;

 

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein

contained and the benefits to be derived, the parties, intending to be

legally bound, agree as follows:

 

1. Any Contract entered into electronically between the parties is

governed by the provisions of said GTC Section 5.7, as it may be amended or

modified from time to time, which is incorporated herein by reference.

 

2. The provisions of GTC Sections 2 (Electronic Bulletin Board), 5

(Service Agreement), 15 (Force Majeure), 28 (Schedules and Contracts Subject

to Regulation and Revision) and 29 (Notices) of the Tariff are incorporated

herein by reference and shall bind the parties with respect to this

Agreement.