Certain Definitions from Purchase and Sale Agreement
This Purchase and Sale Agreement dated as of July 10, 2016 (this "Agreement") is entered into by and among The Southern Company, a Delaware corporation (the "Buyer") Southern Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the "Company"), and Kinder Morgan SNG Operator LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "KM Member"). Each of the Buyer, the Company and the KM Member are referred to herein individually as a "Party", and collectively as the "Parties".
Certain Definitions. As used in this Agreement:"Actual Casualty Loss" means, in respect of a referenced Casualty Event, an amount equal to the cost actually incurred for repairs or replacement of the assets directly affected by such Casualty Event, net of insurance proceeds actually recovered in connection with such Casualty Event. "Agreement" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble."Affiliate" means, as to any Person, any other Person which, directly or indirectly Controls, is Controlled by, or is under common Control with such Person. Following the Closing, neither KM Member nor the Buyer shall be deemed an Affiliate of the Company."Allocation Schedule" has the meaning set forth in Section 12.1(b)."Amended and Restated LLC Agreement" means that certain Fourth Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of the Company, in a form mutually agreed by the Buyer and the KM Member."Ancillary Documents" means the Amended and Restated LLC Agreement, the O&M Agreement and all other documents and instruments executed in connection herewith."Applicable Capital Projects" means the capital projects identified on the Capital Project Budget as "Zone 3 Expansion". "Arbitration Notice" has the meaning set forth in Section 13.2(c)."Arbitrators" has the meaning set forth in Section 13.3(a)."Audited Financial Statements" means the consolidated balance sheets of the Company and its Subsidiaries as of December 31, 2013, December 31, 2014 and December 31, 2015 with the related consolidated statements of income, cash flows and member's equity for each of the three years then ended, audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP."Base Purchase Price" has the meaning set forth in the Section 3.1."Business Day" means a day other than a Saturday, Sunday or day on which commercial banks in the United States or the State of Texas are authorized or required to be closed for business."Buyer" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble."Cap" has the meaning set forth in Section 11.4(a)."Capital Project Budget" means the capital project budget attached hereto as Exhibit B."Casualty Event" means an event of damage by fire or other casualty to the pipeline, facilities and other tangible property of the Company or its Subsidiaries after the Effective Time but prior to the Closing."Casualty Election Notice" has the meaning set forth in Section 7.7(c)."Casualty Termination Threshold" means $100,000,000."CERCLA" has the meaning specified in the definition of "Environmental Law.""CERCLIS" means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System List."Claim" or "Claims" means any and all claims (including any cross-claim or counterclaim), Liens, causes of action, suits, charges, complaints, litigation, demands, arbitrations, proceedings (including any civil, criminal, administrative, investigative or appellate proceedings), hearings, inquiries, investigations, audits, disputes and other assertions of Liability, whenever or however arising."Closing" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.1."Closing Date" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.1."Closing Item Arbitrator" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.4(b)."Closing Long-Term Indebtedness" means the amount set forth in a letter from each of the Wilmington Trust Company, as trustee under the Indenture, and The Bank of New York Mellon, as series trustee for the 5.90% Notes due 2017, which together confirm the aggregate principal amount outstanding under the Indenture as of the date that is three Business Days prior to the Closing Date. "Closing Working Capital" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.3."Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended."Company" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble."Company Debt" means, except for accounts and obligations owed by the Company to any of its Subsidiaries or owed by a Subsidiary of the Company to the Company and/or one or more of its Subsidiaries, (a) all indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the repayment of borrowed money, whether or not represented by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, all accrued and unpaid interest thereon and all premiums, prepayment penalties, fees and other amounts in respect thereof; (b) all obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries as lessee or lessees under leases that have been recorded by the Company as capital leases in accordance with GAAP; (c) all obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries issued or assumed as the deferred purchase price of property, all conditional sale obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries and all obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries under any title retention agreement (excluding trade accounts payable and other accrued current liabilities arising in the ordinary course of business, but including the current liability portion of any indebtedness for borrowed money); (d) all obligations of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the reimbursement of any obligor on any letter of credit, banker's acceptance or s