Sabine Pipe Line Company LLC

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Effective Date: 05/01/2000, Docket: CP00- 24-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 291 Original Sheet No. 291 : Effective

 

 

 

19. FORCE MAJEURE

 

19.1 Effect of Force Majeure

 

If either Sabine or Shipper is rendered unable, wholly

or in part, by force majeure to perform its obligations

under any Service Agreement, other than the obligation

to make payments then or thereafter due, it is agreed

that performance of the respective obligations of the

parties thereto to receive and deliver gas, so far as

they are affected by force majeure, shall be suspended

from the inception of any such inability until it is

corrected, but for no longer period. The party

claiming such inability shall give notice to the other

party as soon as practicable after the occurrence of

the force majeure event. If such notice is first given

by telephone or radio communication, it shall be

confirmed in writing within five (5) days giving full

particulars. The party claiming such inability shall

promptly correct such inability to the extent it may be

corrected through the exercise of reasonable diligence.

 

19.2 Suspension of Reservation Charges

 

If Sabine is rendered unable, wholly or in part, by

force majeure to perform its firm transportation

obligations under any Firm Service Agreement, Shipper

shall be relieved of its obligation to make payments

for reservation charges under such Firm Service

Agreement applicable to that portion of the firm

transportation service which is affected by force

majeure, from the inception of Sabine's inability to

perform its firm transportation obligations until the

inability is corrected, but for no longer period.

Shipper shall remain obligated to make payments for all

or any portion of reservation charges applicable to

firm transportation service provided under a Firm

Service Agreement when Sabine is capable, wholly or in

part, of performing its firm transportation obligations

and Sabine's ability to perform such obligations is not

affected by force majeure. Sabine shall assess each

Shipper receiving firm transportation services that

Shipper's proportionate