Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Original Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 02/01/1990, Docket: GT90- 12-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 50 First Revised Sheet No. 50 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 50










9.1 Definition. The term "force majeure" as employed herein

shall mean 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, priority limitation or

restraining orders of any kind of the government of the United States

or a State or of any civil or military authority, civil disturbances,

explosions, breakage, accidents, tests, maintenance 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,

inability to obtain or unavoidable delay in obtaining material and

equipment, interruption of service under any necessary transportation

or exchange agreement affecting service under the Transportation

Service Agreement and any other causes, whether of the kind herein

enumerated or otherwise, not reasonably within the control of the

party claiming suspension.


9.2 Notice of Force Majeure. In the event of either party

being rendered unable wholly or in part by force majeure to carry out

its obligations, it is agreed that on such party's giving notice and

full particulars of such force majeure in writing to the other party

within a reasonable time after the occurrence of the cause relied on,

the obligations of the party giving such notice other than the

obligation to make payment, 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.