Empire Pipeline, Inc.

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 150 Original Sheet No. 150

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

7. BILLING AND PAYMENT (Cont'd.)

 

 

Should Shipper fail to pay all of the amount of any invoice, as

herein provided, when such amount is due, interest on the unpaid

portion of the invoice shall accrue at the then effective prime

interest rate or rate charged by Citibank, N.A. New York, New

York, to responsible commercial and industrial borrowers, plus

two percentage points. Transporter may suspend service to any

Shipper which is delinquent in payments, provided that

Transporter shall give Shipper written notice of the delinquency

and of Transporter's intent to suspend if the delinquency is not

remedied within fifteen (15) days of the date of the notice.

During a suspension of service, Shipper shall have no right to

submit nominations for transportation service pursuant to

Section 4, but a firm shipper may release capacity pursuant to

Section 12. A suspended shipper shall be responsible for all

charges due under the service agreement; provided however, that

for time periods where no release of a suspended Firm Recourse

Rate Shipper's capacity is effective, the reservation charge

applicable to such shipper shall be reduced by the applicable

percentage shown on Sheet No. 6.

 

Transporter may terminate service to any Shipper which is

delinquent in payments, provided Transporter shall give Shipper

written notice of the delinquency and of Transporter's intent to

curtail or terminate if the delinquency is not rendered within

thirty (30) days of the notice and then only upon written notice

to the Commission and, if required by the Commission's

regulations, authorization by the Commission.

 

However, if Shipper in good faith shall dispute the amount of

any such invoice or part thereof and shall pay to Transporter

such amounts as it concedes to be correct, accompanied by

documentation identifying the basis for the dispute, and at any