Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company
Sixth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 04/01/2004, Docket: RP96-200-118, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 72A Original Sheet No. 72A : Effective
RATE SCHEDULE HFT
HOURLY FIRM TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
(a) The term of a Service Agreement hereunder shall be stated in
increments of an Hour, and the minimum term of any such
Agreement shall be one (1) Hour. Transporter and Shipper
will not enter into a Service Agreement under this Rate
Schedule more than thirty (30) Days in advance of such
agreement's effective date, unless Transporter and Shipper
otherwise agree. Pursuant to such a mutual agreement, and
subject to the availability of capacity at the time of the
Shipper's request, a Shipper may request capacity under this
Section 2.10 for periods not to exceed ninety (90)
consecutive days during the Winter or Summer Period, or
across seasons, and on a recurring (multi-year) basis.
Transporter shall enter into such an agreement on a not
unduly discriminatory basis.
(b) A Shipper requesting service on a recurring (multi-year)
basis pursuant to Section 2.10(a) shall have the right to
permanently reduce the Contract Demand under such HFT
Service Agreement, in whole or part, if Shipper provides
Transporter one hundred twenty (120) days written notice
prior to the start of the ninety (90) day service period
under Shipper's Rate Schedule HFT Service Agreement.
(c) For purposes of this Section 2.10, a Small Volume HFT
Customer shall be a Shipper that at any time has contracted
for no more than 13 Dth/Hour of total Contract Demand under
this Section 2.10.
3.1 The rate charged for service hereunder shall consist of:
(a) Reservation Charge: The currently effective Reservation
Charge for this Rate Schedule shown in Transporter's
Statement of Effective Rates and Charges for Transportation
of Gas contained in this Tariff.