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AGREEMENT, effective as of the    day of             ,     , by and between,                  having an office and place of business at             ,         ,   ,       (hereinafter referred to as "MEMBER"), and 501G Users Group, a non-profit organization, (hereinafter referred to as "501G").


WHEREAS, 501G holds information and data which is proprietary to 501G related to operation, maintenance, repairs, and design changes of Siemens or Westinghouse 501G Combustion Turbines, Generators, or related accessories supplied and required for the operation of the Siemens or Westinghouse 501G Combustion Turbine/generators (hereinafter called Proprietary Information);

WHEREAS, MEMBER desires to receive Proprietary Information to be disclosed at annual 501G Users Group meetings and to be disclosed on 501G Internet Site (; and

WHEREAS, MEMBER is willing to receive Proprietary Information under the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth;

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows:

1. 501G agree to disclose and MEMBER agrees to receive the Proprietary Information.

2. MEMBER agrees not to use or disclose Proprietary Information except for the purpose of communications between participants in the 501G Users Group. MEMBER agrees not to disclose the Proprietary Information to any person or organization unless the person or organization and the MEMBER enter a written, confidentiality and nonuse agreement having substantially the same terms and conditions as provided herein and MEMBER obtains prior written approval from 501G.

3.The provisions of paragraph two (2) shall not apply to MEMBER's use or disclosure of information which:

(a)   Now is or becomes generally known to the public without fault of MEMBER;
(b)   Is shown within thirty (30) days of disclosure to have been in MEMBER'S possession in writing prior to its disclosure by 501G; or
(c)   Is received from an independent third party having no obligations of nondisclosure to 501G.

4. Disclosure by 501G to MEMBER of Proprietary Information under this agreement does not grant MEMBER any right or license to use this Information or any Letters Patent except for the purpose for which disclosure is made by 501G.

5. MEMBER shall promptly return all documents and copies of documents provided under this agreement upon request by 501G in the event the MEMBER no longer meets the following requirements for membership in the 501G Users Group:

6. This Agreement shall be construed under the laws of the State of Texas.

Revision: 2008.01.26