Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/26/2009, Docket: RP09-843-000, Status: Effective

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 307 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 307

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 307

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETIVE MATTERS:

 

1.1 Definitions. The following terms when used with initial capital

letters in this Tariff or in any Service Agreement shall, unless

the context otherwise specifically requires, have the meaning

ascribed to each as follows:

 

Accelerated Consumption Election or "ACE" shall mean the minimum

number of hours over which a Shipper under Rate Schedule EFT can

request that its daily deliveries at a point up to its MDO at such

point, be tendered by Transporter under Shipper's Rate Schedule

EFT Service Agreement.

 

Accrual Period. See Section 5.7.

 

Additional Individual Receipt Points. See Section 5.1.

 

Advance Delivery. See Section 2.2(a) of Rate Schedule SBS.

 

Advance Receipt. See Section 2.2(b) of Rate Schedule SBS.

 

Aggregation Point, or AP, shall mean a Shipper's aggregation of

Gas quantities from certain Perryville Hub Receipt Points

specified in Section 2.3(b) of Rate Schedule PHS.

 

Aggregation Quantity, or AQ, shall mean the maximum quantity of

Gas, exclusive of Fuel Use and LUFG, that Transporter, subject to

the provisions of this Tariff, shall be obligated to receive if

tendered from a Shipper, on any given Day from such Shippers'

Aggregation Point on a firm basis.

 

Alternate Fuel Retentions shall mean, individually or

collectively, as applicable, Line CP Fuel Use, Line CP LUFG, Line

J Backhaul Use, Line J Backhaul LUFG, Sligo Lease Fuel Use, Sligo

Lease LUFG, or such other alternate fuel and/or LUFG retentions as

may be provided for under this Tariff.

 

Base Period. See Section 27.2

 

British Thermal Unit or Btu shall mean the amount of heat required

to raise the temperature of one avoirdupois pound of pure water

from 58.5 degrees Fahrenheit to 59.5 degrees Fahrenheit at a

constant pressure of 14.73 pounds per square inch absolute (psia).