Enterprise Products Partners L.P.

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10-Q
GULFTERRA ENERGY PARTNERS L P filed this Form 10-Q on 08/09/2004
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                                                                  EXHIBIT 10.N.1
                               TERM LOAN ADDENDUM

                      FOR SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOANS

         Pursuant to subsection 2.1(c) of the Seventh Amended and Restated
Credit Agreement, dated as of March 23, 1995, as amended and restated through
September 26, 2003, among GulfTerra Energy Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited
partnership (the "Borrower"), GulfTerra Energy Finance Corporation, a Delaware
corporation (the "Co-Borrower"), the several banks and other financial
institutions from time to time parties thereto (the "Lenders"), and JPMorgan
Chase Bank, as administrative agent (the "Administrative Agent"), as amended by
that certain First Amendment to Seventh Amended and Restated Credit Agreement
dated as of December 1, 2003, by and among the Borrower, the Co-Borrower, the
Lenders parties thereto and the Administrative Agent and that certain Second
Amendment to Seventh Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of April 23,
2004 (as so amended, the "Credit Agreement"), the undersigned hereby execute
this Term Loan Addendum dated as of May 20, 2004 (this "Addendum"). Capitalized
terms used herein and not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to
such terms in the Credit Agreement.

         In consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants
 contained
herein, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:

         1. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof and in the Credit
Agreement, each Additional Term Loan Lender party to this Addendum agrees to
make, on the Additional Term Loan Closing Date, term loans (the "Series B-2
Additional Term Loans") to the Borrower in an aggregate principal amount not to
exceed such Lender's Additional Term Loan Commitment set forth on Schedule I
attached hereto under the heading "Series B-2 Additional Term Loan Commitment".
Once repaid, the Series B-2 Additional Term Loans may not be reborrowed.

         2. The Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay to the
Administrative Agent for the account of each Additional Term Loan Lender party
to this Addendum (a) in semi-annual installments beginning on the date six
months following the Additional Term Loan Closing Date for the Series B-2
Additional Term Loans and ending on the date that is the third anniversary
following the Additional Term Loan Closing Date, an amount equal to $1,000,000
for each installment and (b) the then unpaid principal amount of each Series B-2
Additional Term Loan on the Additional Term Loan Maturity Date (as defined
below).

         3. The "Applicable Margin" for the Series B-2 Additional Term Loans
shall be on any day and with respect to any Series B-2 Additional Term Loans
that are Alternate Base Rate Loans, 1.25% per annum and for any Series B-2
Additional Term Loans that are Eurodollar Loans, 2.25% per annum.

         4. The "Additional Term Loan Maturity Date" for the Series B-2
Additional Term Loans shall be October 11, 2007.

         5. The "Additional Term Loan Closing Date" for the Series B-2
Additional Term Loans shall be the date on which the conditions set forth in
Section 6.3 of the Credit Agreement are first satisfied or waived in respect of
the Series B-2 Additional Term Loans, which shall occur on or prior to May 25,
2004.

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         6. Each Additional Term Loan Lender party to this Addendum hereby
acknowledges that it has received and reviewed a copy (in execution form) of the
Credit Agreement, and agrees, effective as of the Additional Term Loan Closing
Date, to:

                  (a) join the Credit Agreement as an Additional Term Loan 
Lender thereunder;

                  (b) be bound by all the terms in the Credit Agreement, other 
Loan Documents existing as of the date hereof and any other Loan Document to 
which it is a party; and

                  (c) perform all obligations required of it by the Credit
Agreement and any other Loan Document to which it is a party, including, if it
is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction outside the United States, its
obligation pursuant to Section 4.10 of the Credit Agreement to deliver the forms
prescribed by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States certifying as to
such Additional Term Loan Lender's exemption from United States withholding
taxes with respect to all payments to be made to such Additional Term Loan
Lender under the Credit Agreement, or such other documents as are necessary to
indicate that all such payments are subject to such tax at a rate reduced by an
applicable tax treaty.

         7. Subject to Article X of the Credit Agreement, each Additional Term
Loan Lender party to this Addendum hereby irrevocably designates and appoints
JPMorgan as the Administrative Agent of such Lender under the Credit Agreement,
this Addendum and the other Loan Documents, and each such Lender irrevocably
authorizes JPMorgan, as the Administrative Agent for such Lender, to take such
action on its behalf under the provisions of the Credit Agreement, this Addendum
and the other Loan Documents and to exercise such powers and perform such duties
as are expressly delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms of the
Credit Agreement, this Addendum and the other Loan Documents, together with such
other powers as are reasonably incidental thereto.

         8. Subject to Article XII of the Credit Agreement, each Additional Term
Loan Lender party to this Addendum hereby irrevocably designates and appoints
JPMorgan as the Collateral Agent of such Lender under the Credit Agreement, this
Addendum and the other Loan Documents, and each such Lender irrevocably
authorizes JPMorgan, as the Collateral Agent for such Lender, to take such
action on its behalf under the provisions of the Credit Agreement, this Addendum
and the other Loan Documents and to exercise such powers and perform such duties
as are expressly delegated to the Collateral Agent by the terms of the Credit
Agreement, this Addendum and the other Loan Documents, together with such other
powers as are reasonably incidental thereto.

         9. Each Additional Term Loan Lender party to this Addendum hereby
consents and agrees (i) to the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement,
including the indemnity provisions set forth in Section 6 thereof and (ii) that
the address for notices under Section 11.2 of the Credit Agreement to such
Additional Term Loan Lender is specified in Schedule I attached hereto.

         10. THIS ADDENDUM AND THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES UNDER
THIS ADDENDUM SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED AND INTERPRETED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

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         11. This Addendum may be executed by one or more of the parties to this
Addendum on any number of separate counterparts, and all of said counterparts
taken together shall be deemed to constitute one and the same instrument. A set
of the copies of this Addendum signed by all the parties shall be lodged with
the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.




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         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Addendum as of
the 20th day of May, 2004.

                                            BORROWER:
                                            
                                            GULFTERRA ENERGY PARTNERS, L.P.
                                            
                                            
                                            By:    /s/ William G. Manias
                                               ---------------------------------
                                            Name:  William G. Manias
                                            Title: Chief Financial Officer
                                            
                                            
                                            CO-BORROWER:
                                            
                                            GULFTERRA ENERGY FINANCE CORPORATION
                                            
                                            By:    /s/ William G. Manias
                                               ---------------------------------
                                            Name:  William G. Manias
                                            Title: Chief Financial Officer
                                            
                                            
                                            ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT:
                                            
                                            JPMORGAN CHASE BANK,
                                            as Administrative Agent
                                            
                                            By:    /s/ Robert W. Traband
                                               ---------------------------------
                                            Name:  Robert W. Traband
                                            Title  Vice President
                                            
                                            
                                            
                                            
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SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN LENDERS:



                                            JPMORGAN CHASE BANK

                                            By:    /s/ Robert W. Traband
                                                --------------------------------
                                            Name:  Robert W. Traband
                                            Title: Vice President





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                    SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN ADDENDUM



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                                            SUNTRUST BANK

                                            By:    /s/ Mary Crawford Taylor
                                                --------------------------------
                                            Name:  Mary Crawford Taylor
                                            Title: Vice President




                                Signature Page 3
                    SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN ADDENDUM



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                        SCHEDULE I TO TERM LOAN ADDENDUM
                      FOR SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOANS

    SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN LENDERS, SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN
           COMMITMENTS AND ADDITONAL TERM LOAN COMMITMENT PERCENTAGES


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                                                       SERIES B-2 
  SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL           SERIES B-2         ADDITIONAL TERM
  TERM LOAN LENDER NAME         ADDITIONAL TERM      LOAN COMMITMENT
 AND ADDRESS FOR NOTICES        LOAN COMMITMENT        PERCENTAGE
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK               $100,000,000            50.00%
600 Travis - 20th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Attention: Robert Traband
Telephone: 713-216-1081
Fax:       713-216-8870

with a copy to:

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
600 Travis, CTH/86
Houston, TX 77002
Attention: George Serice
Telephone: 713-216-8079
Fax:       713-216-4583
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SUNTRUST BANK
303 Peachtree Street N.E.
10th Floor, MC 1929
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Attention: Joe McCreery
Telephone: 404-532-0274
Fax:       404-827-6270           $100,000,000            50.00%
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                           TOTAL  $200,000,000.00        100.0000%
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                    SERIES B-2 ADDITIONAL TERM LOAN ADDENDUM