Southern Natural Gas Company

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/01/2003, Docket: RP00-476-004, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 121 Second Revised Sheet No. 121 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 121




such notification, scheduling penalties under Section 12.5 of the General

Terms and Conditions will not be assessed for the duration of the event of force majeure.

Notice of an event of force majeure does not, in the absence of other notice implementing an

operational flow order, require Shipper to take any specific actions other than that

necessary for SHIPPER to manage its own business in light of said event of force majeure.


The term "force majeure" shall mean acts of God, strikes, lockouts or other

industrial disturbances, sabotage, acts of the public enemy, wars, blockades,

insurrections, riots, epidemics landslides, lightning, earthquakes, fires, storms,

floods, washouts, arrests and restraints of governments and people, civil

disturbances, explosions, breakage or accident to machinery or lines of pipe,

and the necessity for maintenance of or making repairs or alterations to

machinery, facilities or lines of pipe, freezing of wells, or lines of pipe,

authorized abandonment of any lines of pipe, partial or entire failure of wells,

sudden changes in reservoir characteristics of COMPANY'S storage fields,

loss of gas from the blow out or other failure of wells in COMPANY'S

storage fields, or other similar events adversely affecting the storage fields'

performance capabilities, and any other causes, whether of the kind herein

enumerated or otherwise, not within the control of the party claiming

suspension and which by the exercise of due diligence such party is unable to

prevent or overcome; such term shall likewise include the inability of either

party to acquire, or delays on the part of such party in acquiring at reasonable

cost and by the exercise of reasonable diligence, servitudes, rights-of-way

grants, permits, permissions, licenses, materials or supplies which are required

to enable such party to fulfill its obligations hereunder. It is understood and

agreed that the settlement of strikes or lockouts shall be entirely within the

discretion of the person affected, and the above requirements that any force

majeure shall be remedied with all reasonable dispatch shall not require the

settlement of strikes or lockouts when such course is inadvisable in the

discretion of the person affected thereby.


8.4 Odorization:


Except where otherwise required by law, gas delivered by COMPANY will be

delivered in its natural state without the addition of any odorizing agent;

however, COMPANY does not by such delivery