Columbia Gulf Transmission Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 6-007, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 151 First Revised Sheet No. 151 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 151




5.6 Choice of Law. Unless otherwise specifically stated in the Service Agreement, interpretation

of the provisions of all Service Agreements or other agreements entered into between Shipper and

Transporter, including any provisions of this Tariff related to such agreements, and any disputes

arising from such agreements, shall be governed by the law of the State of Texas.


5.7 Electronic Contracting Agreement.

(a) In General. Transporter and Shipper may, and when required by the Tariff shall,

enter into new or amended Service Agreements or Assignment Agreements by electronic communications

through Transporter's Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB). Transporter and Shipper may also by mutual

agreement enter into any other contract through electronic communications. Service Agreements,

Assignment Agreements pursuant to Section 14 (Release and Assignment of Service Rights) and other

agreements are collectively referred to as "Contracts" in this Section 5.7. The consummation of

Contracts electronically shall be governed by the provisions of this Section 5.7 and the Electronic

Contracting Agreement.


(b) When Required. Shipper shall be required to enter into a Contract electronically if

Shipper desires to commence service within five business days after a contract is awarded.


(c) Prerequisites. Requestor shall not be eligible to enter into a Contract

electronically until Requestor (i) has been placed on Transporter's Approved Bidder's List in

accordance with Section 3.2 of the General Terms and Conditions and (ii) has executed and submitted

to Transporter an Electronic Contracting Agreement in the form contained in this Tariff. Requestor

shall execute the Electronic Contracting Agreement in duplicate by original handwritten signature(s)

on paper and forward it to Transporter via mail or other delivery service at least 15 business days

in advance of bidding for or requesting a Contract. The requirement in this Section 3.2 of timely

submission of an executed Electronic Contracting Agreement may not be satisfied by facsimile

transmission of an executed document, or any other method that results in Transporter receiving only

a copy of a signature. Upon receipt of the executed Electronic Contracting Agreement, the Approved

Bidder List shall be updated to reflect Requestor's eligibility to enter into Contracts electronically.


(d) Documents; Standards. Transporter and Shipper may, and when required by the Tariff

shall, electronically transmit to or receive from the other party any of the electronic forms

(including Contracts) listed by Transporter, currently or in the future, on the Transaction List posted

on Navigator, (collectively "Documents"). Any transmission of data that is not a Document shall have

no force or effect between the parties unless justifiably relied upon by the receiving party. All

Documents shall be transmitted in accordance with the standards set forth in the EBB User's Guide, as

it may be amended or supplemented from time to time by Transporter.