Dominion Transmission, Inc.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/23/2000, Docket: RP00-555-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 1040 Original Sheet No. 1040 : Effective




Force Majeure and Limitation of

Obligation to Provide Service





10.1 In the event of either party being rendered unable wholly

or in part by force majeure to carry out its obligations,

other than the obligation to make payment of amounts

accrued and due hereunder at the time thereof, it is agreed

that on such party's giving notice and full particulars of

such force majeure to the other party by written notice,

electronic transmission, telephone, Pipeline's information

system, or other means, within a reasonable time after the

occurrence of the cause relied on, the obligations of the

party giving such notice, so far as they are affected by

such force majeure, shall be suspended during the

continuance of any inability so caused, but for no longer

period, and such cause shall so far as possible be remedied

with all reasonable dispatch. Neither party shall be

liable in damages to the other for any act, omission, or

circumstances occasioned by or in consequence of force



10.2 The term "force majeure" as employed herein shall include,

but not be limited to, acts of God, strikes, lockouts or

other industrial disturbances, acts of the public enemy,

wars, blockades, insurrections, riots, epidemics,

landslides, lightning, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes,

storms, floods, washouts, arrests and priority limitation

or restraining orders of any kind of the government of the

United States or a State or of any civil or military

entity, civil or military disturbances, explosions,

breakage, accidents or repairs to machinery or lines of

pipe, freezing of wells or lines or pipe, partial or entire

failure of natural gas wells including storage wells,

partial or entire failure of natural gas reservoirs,

including storage reservoirs, inability to obtain or

unavoidable delay in obtaining material and equipment, and

any other causes, whether of the kind herein enumerated or

otherwise, not reasonably within the control of the party

claiming suspension.