Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/18/2010, Docket: RP10-383-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 246 Third Revised Sheet No. 246

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 246

 

RATE SCHEDULE SBS

SHORT-TERM BALANCING SERVICE

 

1. AVAILABILITY:

 

This Rate Schedule is available to any party (hereinafter referred to as

Shipper) that requests short-term Imbalance resolution service on an

interruptible, self-implementing basis from Transporter when:

 

(a) Transporter determines that Transportation service may be rendered

pursuant to either Subparts B or G of Part 284 of the Commission's

Regulations;

 

(b) Transporter has received a complete request for service, via

electronic means using the Internet unless Transporter otherwise

agrees, containing the items listed commencing on Sheet No. 697 of

this Tariff;

 

(c) Shipper has, or on the effective date of service hereunder will

have, in effect a Service Agreement for transportation under Rate

Schedule FT, FT-2, EFT, IT, PHS (wheeling) or PS;

 

(d) Transporter has reviewed the request and determined that excess

capacity may exist from time to time to perform the interruptible

service requested; and

 

(e) Shipper and Transporter have either executed a Service Agreement,

or an amendment to an existing Service Agreement, for

transportation service under Rate Schedule FT, FT-2, EFT, IT or PS

in the applicable form commencing on Sheet No. 728 of this Tariff

which provides for interruptible short-term balancing service as

an adjunct to such transportation service via electronic means

using the Internet unless Transporter otherwise agrees.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE:

 

2.1 This Rate Schedule shall apply to the short-term advance of Gas by

Shipper or Transporter, and the subsequent delivery or return

thereof, pursuant to a Service Agreement executed by Transporter

and Shipper providing for such services on an interruptible basis,

in conjunction with transportation services, up to the Maximum

Advance Delivery and/or Advance Receipt Quantities, or such

greater quantities agreed to by Transporter, and subject to the

provisions of the Service Agreement and the General Terms and

Conditions of this Tariff.