Valero Interstate Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1991, Docket: GT91- 42-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 69 Original Sheet No. 69 : Superseded
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9. FORCE MAJEURE
a. Neither Vitco or Shipper shall be liable in damages to the other
for any act, omission or circumstances occasioned by or in conse-
quence of any acts of God, strikes, lockouts, acts of riots,
epidemics, landslides, lightning, earthquakes, fires, storm,
floods, washouts, arrests and restraints of rules and people,
civil disturbances, explosions, breakage or accident to machinery
or lines of pipe, the binding order of any court or governmental
authority, and any other cause, whether of the kind herein
enumerated, or otherwise, not within the control of the one
claiming suspension and which by the exercise of due diligence
it is unable to prevent or overcome.
b. Such cause or contingencies affecting performance shall not
relieve either party of liability in the event of its concurring
negligence or in the event of failure to use due diligence to
remedy the situation and remove the cause in an adequate manner
and with all reasonable dispatch, nor shall such causes or con-
tingencies relieve either party from its obligations to make
payments of amounts then due hereunder.
10. GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORIZATION AND REGULATION
This tariff is subject to all valid applicable state and federal laws
and orders, directives, rules and regulations of any governmental body
or official having jurisdiction.
a. Vitco will not be required to build or contribute to the cost of
building any lateral pipelines to customers.
b. Nothing in this policy statement shall require Vitco to file an
application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity
under Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act or prevent Vitco from
contesting an application for service filed pursuant to Section
7(a). Vitco reserves the right to seek a waiver of the policy set
forth herein, for good cause shown, during any proceeding before
the Commission instituted under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act.