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

Third Revised Sheet No. 500 Third Revised Sheet No. 500

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 500

 

FORM OF SERVICE AGREEMENT

FOR RATE SCHEDULE MNTTT

 

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 MNTTT and the General Terms

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

part hereof.

 

2. 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 (not less than year to year for the secondary

term for agreements with a Primary Term of more than 1 year) unless terminated by either

party upon prior written notice of at least _______[at least two years for Long Term Service

Agreements; mutually agreeable for Short Term Service Agreements]. Upon termination, any

portions of this Service Agreement necessary 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 payment has been accomplished.

 

3. 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.

 

4. Unless otherwise required in the Tariff, all notices shall be in writing and shall be

considered duly delivered when mailed to the applicable address below or transmitted via

facsimile. Customer or Pipeline may change the addresses or other information below by

written notice to the other without the necessity of amending this Service Agreement:

 

Pipeline:

 

Customer:

 

5. The interpretation and performance of this Service Agreement shall be in accordance with the

laws of the State of __________ without recourse to the law governing conflict of laws. This

Service Agreement and the obligations of the parties are subject to all present and future

valid laws with respect to the subject matter, State and Federal, and to all valid present

and future orders, rules, and regulations of duly constituted authorities having

jurisdiction.