Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/2010, Docket: RP10-775-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 502 Third Revised Sheet No. 502
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 502
FORM OF SERVICE AGREEMENT
FOR RATE SCHEDULE MNTABS
Date: ____________________, Contract No.__________________
This SERVICE AGREEMENT is entered into by and between Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.,
("Pipeline") and _____________________________________ ("TABS 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 Party to take service pursuant to the terms of this Service
Agreement and subject to Pipeline's Rate Schedule MNTABS and the General Terms and
Conditions of Pipeline's Tariff, which are incorporated herein by reference and made a
2. Pipeline and TABS Party agree that service hereunder shall be provided at the TABS Points
specified in Pipeline's Rate Schedule MNTABS.
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 TABS Party 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 TABS 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 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. 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. In no event shall Pipeline be
obligated to deliver gas at any time at a pressure in excess of Pipeline's system
pressure as it may exist from time to time or the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure
for Pipeline's facilities at any point.
6. All Gas tendered to Pipeline for TABS Party's account shall conform to the quality
specifications set forth in Section 12 of Pipeline's General Terms and Conditions.
7. 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. TABS Party or Pipeline may change the addresses or other information below by
written notice to the other without the necessity of amending this Service Agreement: