Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/17/2010, Docket: RP10-244-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 450 Second Revised Sheet No. 450

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 450

 

FORM OF SERVICE AGREEMENT

FOR RATE SCHEDULE MNIT

 

Date:__________________________, Contract No.__________________

 

SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

This SERVICE AGREEMENT is entered into by and between Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.,

("Pipeline") and _____________________________________ ("Customer").

 

WHEREAS,

 

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and of the mutual covenants herein contained,

the parties do agree as follows:

 

1. Pipeline shall deliver and Customer shall take and pay for service pursuant to the terms of

this Service Agreement and subject to Pipeline's Rate Schedule MNIT and the General Terms and

Conditions of Pipeline's Tariff, which are incorporated herein by reference and made a part

hereof.

 

2. Maximum Daily Transportation Quantity (MDTQ) _____________ Dth

Maximum Annual Transportation Quantity (MATQ) ____________ Dth

 

On any given Day, Pipeline shall not be obligated to, but may at its sole discretion, receive

at Point(s) of Receipt quantities of gas in excess of Pipeline's Maximum Daily Receipt

Obligation (MDRO), plus Fuel Retainage Quantity, but shall not receive in the aggregate at

all Points of Receipt on any Day a quantity of gas in excess of the applicable MDTQ, plus

Fuel Retainage Quantity. On any given Day, Pipeline shall not be obligated to, but may at

its sole discretion, deliver at any Point of Delivery quantities of gas in excess of

Pipeline's Maximum Daily Delivery Obligation (MDDO), but shall not deliver in the aggregate

at all Points of Delivery on any Day quantities of gas in excess of the applicable MDTQ.

 

3. This Service 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 terminated by either party upon prior

written notice of at least _______. Upon termination, any portions of this Service Agreement

necessary to correct or cash out imbalances or to make payment under this Service Agreement

as required by the GT&C will survive the other parts of this Service Agreement until such

time as such balancing or payment has been accomplished.

 

4. Maximum rates, charges, and fees shall be applicable to service pursuant to this Service

Agreement except during the specified term of a discounted rate or a negotiated rate to which

Customer and Pipeline have agreed. Provisions governing such discounted rate shall be as

specified in the Discount Confirmation to this Service Agreement. Provisions governing such

negotiated rate and term shall be as specified on an appropriate Statement of Negotiated

Rates filed, with the consent of Customer, 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 Customer 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. Pipeline shall not be obligated to receive gas at any pressure less than the operating

pressure of Pipeline's system at the Point(s) of Receipt. Pipeline shall deliver gas at each

Point(s) of Delivery at such pressures as may exist on Pipeline's system from time to time at

such point. In no event shall Pipeline be obligated to deliver gas at any time at a pressure

in excess of the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure for Pipeline's facilities at any point.