Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company

FIFTH REVISED VOLUME NO. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/1998, Docket: RP98-378-001, Status: Effective

Sub First Revised Sheet No. 659B Sub First Revised Sheet No. 659B : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 659B

 

 

GAS TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT (continued)

 

FOR USE UNDER RATE SCHEDULE PAT

 

 

ARTICLE IV

 

QUALITY SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR MEASUREMENT

 

For all gas received, transported and delivered hereunder the Parties agree to the

Quality Specifications and Standards for Measurement as specified in the General Terms

and Conditions of Transporter's FERC Gas Tariff. To the extent that no new measurement

facilities are installed to provide service hereunder, measurement operations will

continue in the manner in which they have previously been handled. In the event that

such facilities are not operated by Transporter or a downstream pipeline, then Shipper

shall be solely responsible for operation of such facilities.

 

 

ARTICLE V

 

RATES AND CHARGES FOR GAS TRANSPORTATION

 

5.1 TRANSPORTATION RATES - Commencing with the date of initial scheduling of gas,

charges and surcharges to be paid by Shipper to Transporter for the transportation

service provided herein shall be in accordance with Transporter's Rate Schedule

PAT and the General Terms and Conditions of Transporter's effective FERC Gas

Tariff. Except as provided to the contrary in any written or electronic

agreement(s) between Transporter and Shipper in effect during the term of this

Agreement, Shipper shall pay Transporter the applicable maximum rate(s) and all

other applicable charges and surcharges specified in the Summary of Rates in

Transporter's FERC Gas Tariff and in this Rate Schedule. Transporter and Shipper

may agree that a specific discounted rate will apply only to certain volumes under

the agreement; that a specified discounted rate will apply only if specified

volumes are achieved (with the maximum rates applicable to volumes above the

specified volumes or to all volumes if the specified volumes are never achieved);

that a specified discounted rate will apply only during specified periods of the

year or over a specifically defined period of time; and/or that a specified

discounted rate will apply only to specified points, zones, markets or other

defined geographical area. Transporter and Shipper may agree to a discounted rate

pursuant to the provisions of this Section 5.1 provided that the discounted rate

is between the applicable maximum and minimum rates for this service.

 

5.2 CHANGES IN RATES AND CHARGES - Shipper agrees that Transporter shall have the

unilateral right to file from time to time with the appropriate regulatory

authority in order to make changes effective to (a) the rates and charges

applicable to service pursuant to Transporter's Rate Schedule PAT, (b) the terms

and conditions contained in Rate Schedule PAT, and (c) any provision of the

General Terms and Conditions applicable to service provided under Rate Schedule

PAT. Transporter agrees that Shipper may protest or contest the aforementioned

filings, or may seek authorization from duly constituted regulatory authorities

for such adjustment of Transporter's effective FERC Gas Tariff as may be found

necessary to assure Transporter just and reasonable rates.

 

 

ARTICLE VI

 

BILLINGS AND PAYMENTS

 

Transporter shall bill and Shipper shall pay all rates and charges in accordance with

Articles V and VI, respectively, of the General Terms and Conditions of Transporter's

effective FERC Gas Tariff, except that Shipper's prepayment for service in any month

shall be due and payable in the preceding month.