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.__________________
This SERVICE AGREEMENT is entered into by and between Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.,
("Pipeline") and _____________________________________ ("Customer").
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
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.