Gulf Crossing Pipeline Company LLC

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/20/2008, Docket: RP09-61-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 1300 Original Sheet No. 1300



Section 21


21. Miscellaneous Provisions


21.1 Applicable Law and Authorities


(a) This Tariff, including the Rate Schedules, the General Terms

and Conditions, and the obligations under any service

agreements under this Tariff is subject to all valid laws,

orders, rules, and regulations of any duly constituted

authority having jurisdiction. The validity, construction,

interpretation and effect of any Service Agreement covered

by this Tariff shall be governed by the substantive laws of

the State of Texas, the parties agree that Texas' choice of

law rules may not be used to direct or determine that some

other States' law shall govern a dispute arising hereunder.


(b) This Tariff and any agreement executed with respect thereto,

is expressly made subject to all present and future valid

rules, laws, regulations, opinions, decisions or orders of

any regulatory body having jurisdiction.


(c) Customer shall provide Gulf Crossing with all information

required for Gulf Crossing to comply with the FERC's

reporting requirements.




21.2 Assignments - Any entity which shall succeed by purchase, merger

or consolidation to the properties, substantially as an entirety,

of Gulf Crossing or Customer, shall, if eligible, succeed to the

rights and obligations of its predecessor in title under a service

agreement. Either party may pledge a service agreement under the

provisions of any mortgage, deed of trust, indenture, or similar

instrument which it has executed or may execute hereafter covering

substantially all of its properties; otherwise, neither party

shall assign a service agreement or any of its rights or

obligations thereunder without the consent in writing of the other

party which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. Upon

assignment, the rights and obligations of the parties under a

service agreement shall be binding upon the successors and assigns

of those parties.