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.__________________

 

SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

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

("Pipeline") and _____________________________________ ("TABS Party").

 

WHEREAS,

 

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

part hereof.

 

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:

 

Pipeline:

 

 

TABS Party: