Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/2003, Docket: RP03-629-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 400 Third Revised Sheet No. 400 : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 400







This Agreement (the "Service Agreement") is made and entered into at

Omaha, Nebraska as of _____________, 20__, by and between NORTHERN

BORDER PIPELINE COMPANY, hereinafter referred to as "Company", and

_____________________________, hereinafter referred to as "Shipper".


WHEREAS, Company's investors and lenders rely on Certificates of Public

Convenience and Necessity granted by the Federal Energy Regulatory

Commission and on the Tariff for the return of and the return on all

funds invested in or loaned to the Company; and


WHEREAS, the transportation of natural gas shall be effectuated pursuant

to Part 157 or Part 284 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's

Regulations; and


WHEREAS, Company recognizes that it will be a condition to the initial

effectiveness of this Service Agreement that, notwithstanding any other

provision of the Tariff or this Service Agreement, the FERC and all

other appropriate federal governmental authorities and/or agencies in

the United States shall have issued, under terms and conditions

acceptable to Shipper, all final nonappealable authorizations and



NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of their respective covenants and

agreements hereinafter set out, the parties hereto covenant and agree as



Article 1 - Transportation Path Receipt Point


On each day, beginning with Shipper's Billing Commencement Date and

continuing throughout the term of this Service Agreement, Shipper shall

be entitled to tender to Company at Shipper's Point of Receipt,

specified in Exhibit A attached hereto, a quantity of gas not in excess

of the Maximum Receipt Quantity for such Point of Receipt.