Texas Eastern Transmission, L P
Seventh Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 03/14/2010, Docket: RP10-375-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 926 Second Revised Sheet No. 926
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 926
FORM OF SERVICE AGREEMENT
FOR RATE SCHEDULE TABS-2
Date:__________________________, Contract No.__________________
This AGREEMENT is entered into by and between Texas Eastern Transmission, LP,("Pipeline") and
_____________________________________ ("TABS-2 Party").
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and of the mutual covenants herein contained,
the parties do agree as follows:
1. Pipeline shall permit the TABS-2 Party to take service pursuant to the terms of this
Agreement and subject to Pipeline's Rate Schedule TABS-2 and the General Terms and Conditions
of Pipeline's Tariff, which are incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof.
2. Pipeline and TABS-2 Party agree that service hereunder shall be rendered for the TABS-2
Service Points specified in Pipeline's Rate Schedule TABS-2.
3. This Agreement shall be effective on ___________ and shall continue for a term ending on and
including ___________ ("Primary Term") and shall continue to be effective from ______________
to ______________ thereafter unless this Agreement is terminated as hereinafter provided.
This Agreement may be terminated by either Pipeline or TABS-2 Party upon __________ prior
written notice to the other specifying a termination date of any ______________ occurring on
or after the expiration of the Primary Term. This Agreement may be terminated at any time by
Pipeline in the event TABS-2 Party fails to pay part or all of the amount of any bill for
service hereunder and such failure continues for thirty (30) days after payment is due;
provided, Pipeline gives thirty (30) days prior written notice to TABS-2 Party of such
termination and provided further such termination shall not be effective if, prior to the
date of termination, TABS-2 Party either pays such outstanding bill or furnishes a good and
sufficient surety bond or other form of security reasonably acceptable to Pipeline
guaranteeing payment to Pipeline of such outstanding bill. Any portions of this Agreement
necessary to correct or cash-out imbalances under this Agreement as required by the General
Terms and Conditions of Pipeline's Tariff, Volume No. 1, shall survive the other parts of
this Agreement until such time as such balancing has been accomplished.
4. Maximum rates, charges, and fees shall be applicable to service pursuant to this Agreement
except during the specified term of a discounted rate or a Negotiated Rate to which TABS-2
Party and Pipeline have agreed. Provisions governing such discounted rate shall be as
specified in the Discount Confirmation to this Agreement. Provisions governing such
Negotiated Rate and term shall be as specified on an appropriate Statement of Negotiated
Rates filed, with the consent of TABS-2 Party, as part of Pipeline's Tariff. It is further
agreed that Pipeline may seek authorization from the Commission and/or other appropriate body
at any time and from time to time to change any rates, charges or other provisions in the
applicable Rate Schedule and General Terms and Conditions of Pipeline's Tariff, and Pipeline
shall have the right to place such changes in effect in accordance with the Natural Gas Act.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed to deny TABS-2 Party any rights it may have under
the Natural Gas Act, including the right to participate fully in rate or other proceedings by
intervention or otherwise to contest increased rates in whole or in part.
5. All Natural Gas tendered to Pipeline for TABS-2 Party's account shall conform to the quality
specifications set forth in Section 5 of Pipeline's General Terms and Conditions. TABS-2
Party agrees that in the event TABS-2 Party tenders for service hereunder and Pipeline agrees
to accept Natural Gas which does not comply with Pipeline's quality specifications, as
expressly provided for in Section 5 of Pipeline's General Terms and Conditions, TABS-2 Party
shall pay all costs associated with processing of such Gas as necessary to comply with such