Dauphin Island Gathering Partners

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/23/1997, Docket: CP97-300-002, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 316 Original Sheet No. 316 : Effective




(Transporter's MP Facility)


THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into as of the _______ day of

__________, 19___, by and between Dauphin Island Gathering Partners, a

Texas general partnership, hereinafter referred to as "Transporter",

and ___________________, a ______________________, hereinafter referred

to as "Acquiring Shipper". Transporter and Acquiring Shipper shall

collectively be referred to herein as the "Parties".




WHEREAS, Transporter provides firm transportation services to

Shippers under Part 284 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's

("Commission") Regulations and Transporter's Rate Schedule FT-1 (MP) of

its FERC Gas Tariff or Rate Schedules FT-2 (MP) or FT-3 (MP) of its

FERC Gas Tariff; and,


WHEREAS, Shippers have the right to offer their firm

transportation capacity under Rate Schedules FT-1 (MP), FT-2 (MP) and

FT-3 (MP) for release to other parties on a temporary basis pursuant to

Section 19 of the General Terms and Conditions of Transporter's FERC

Gas Tariff; and,


WHEREAS, Acquiring Shipper will be bidding on offers of released

transportation capacity, and to the extent Acquiring Shipper is

successful in its bid(s), Transporter is willing to provide firm

transportation service to Acquiring Shipper pursuant to the provisions

of Rate Schedule FT-1 (MP), Subpart G of Part 284 of the Commission's

Regulations and this Agreement or Rate Schedules FT-2 (MP) or FT-3 (MP)

and this Agreement.


NOW, THEREFORE, the Parties hereby agree as follows:






1.1 Subject to the terms, conditions and limitations hereof, so

long as the financial evaluation and credit appraisal

requirements pursuant to Section 6.3 of the applicable Rate

Schedule are met in order for Acquiring Shipper to be

prequalified for capacity releases and this Agreement is

effective, Acquiring Shipper may bid from time to time on

proposed capacity releases under Rate Schedules FT-1 (MP),

FT-2 (MP), and FT-3 (MP) pursuant to the procedures set

forth in Section 19 of Transporter's General Terms and

Conditions. If at any time a bid submitted by Acquiring

Shipper is deemed to be the best bid by Transporter with

respect to a given offer to release firm transportation

capacity, Transporter will promptly finalize the

appropriate Addendum to this Agreement, in the format

attached hereto. Upon finalization of such Addendum,

Acquiring Shipper and Transporter agree that Acquiring

Shipper shall be considered for all purposes as a Shipper

with respect to the released service.