East Tennessee Natural Gas Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 58-003, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 296 Original Sheet No. 296 : Superseded
ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
TRADING PARTNER AGREEMENT (Continued)
6.15. No Third Party Beneficiary. Any agreement to pay an amount or any
assumption of liability herein contained, express or implied, shall be only for the
benefit of the undersigned parties and their permitted successors and assigns, and such
agreements and assumption shall not inure to the benefit of the obligees of any other
party, whomsoever, it being the intention of the undersigned that no one shall be deemed
to be a third party beneficiary of this Agreement.
6.16. Drafting Party. This Agreement expresses the mutual intent of the parties
to this Agreement. Accordingly, the rule of construction against the drafting party
shall have no application to this Agreement.
6.17. Incorporation of Exhibits. All exhibits attached to this Agreement are
incorporated into this Agreement as fully as if stated within the body of this
6.18. No Partnership or Joint Venture. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall
be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or other entity or combination
among the parties and each party shall remain solely responsible for the actions of its
own employees and representatives.
6.19. Good Faith Dispute Resolution Procedures. If a disagreement under this
Agreement arises between TGPC and/or TGPC's Affiliates and Trading Partner, prior to
sending a formal demand letter from counsel or filing a lawsuit, TGPC and/or TGPC's
Affiliates and Trading Partner will seek in good faith to resolve the dispute by
agreement. Agreement will not be considered unachievable until the matter has been
turned over to an officer of TGPC and/or TGPC's Affiliates and Trading Partner
respectively and they are unable to resolve the matter. Unreasonable delay on the part
of an officer to attend to a dispute will indicate that agreement is unachievable.
Agreement between TGPC and/or TGPC's Affiliates and Trading Partner in a dispute may
include disposition of the matter, agreement to submit the dispute to arbitration or
agreement upon a conciliatory method.
EXECUTED effective as provided above.
TENNESSEE GAS PIPELINE COMPANY