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Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/05/2010, Docket: RP10-581-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 2502 Third Revised Sheet No. 2502

Superseding: Third Sub. Sec. Rev. Sheet No. 2502

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Section 18

(Continued)

 

18.5 Late Payment - In the event Customer shall fail to pay any amount

due Gulf South when the same is due, then interest shall accrue

at the current rate of interest on pipeline refunds established

by the Commission from the date such amount is due until paid.

Gulf South shall notify Customer of Customer's failure to timely

pay and allow Customer five (5) business days from the day of

such notice to pay Gulf South. Should Customer continue to fail

to pay Gulf South the amount due, Gulf South may terminate

service to Customer by providing at least thirty (30) days

written notice to the Customer and the Commission of its intent

to terminate any service agreement(s). Such notice may be

provided contemporaneously with the initial notice of the need

for payment for any unpaid, non-disputed obligations. If

Customer has provided security for the amount due and fails to

make payment, then Gulf South may exercise its rights under the

security thirty (30) days following Gulf South's initial notice.

In no event can Gulf South terminate a Customer's service

agreement without providing that Customer thirty (30) days

written notice.

 

18.6 Prior Period Adjustments, Errors and Disputes in Bills - Prior

period adjustment time limits should be six (6) months from the

date of the initial transportation invoice and seven (7) months

from the date of initial sales invoice with a three (3) month

rebuttal period, excluding government required rate changes.

These time limits shall not apply in the case of deliberate

omission or misrepresentation or mutual mistake of fact. In no

event will any changes be made to a statement or invoice after

twenty-four (24) months from the date of statements, billings or

payment, based on actualized volumes, unless the parties mutually

agree. Parties other statutory or contractual rights shall not

otherwise be diminished by this standard. Prior period

adjustments are reported by production date, but they do not have

to be invoiced separately by production month nor is each

production month a separate paper invoice page. In the event

Customer, in good faith, disputes the amount payable in any

statement or invoice furnished, Customer shall pay the undisputed

portion of the statement or invoice and shall provide

documentation identifying basis for the dispute as provided in

NAESB standard 3.3.15. Gulf South and Customer shall in good

faith endeavor to resolve the dispute expeditiously. To the

extent Customer fails to pay any undisputed portion of the

statement of invoice, the remedies available under Section 18.5

shall apply.