Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2010, Docket: RP10-567-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 572 Second Revised Sheet No. 572

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 572

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

20. OPERATIONAL CONTROLS (continued)

 

Operational Flow Order consistent with the provisions of

this Tariff to the extent that capacity is available and

that such Shipper has not received a credit to its

reservation charge or fee as a result of the disrupted

service. Shippers to whom Transporter has issued an

Operational Flow Order shall not be subject to the

requirements of Section 5.2(a) or Section 5.5(a), as

applicable.

 

(g) To the extent that operational conditions and flow patterns

on Transporter's system fluctuate from time to time, Gas

received by Transporter from one Shipper is subject to being

utilized by Transporter at any given time to effect

deliveries to another Shipper, and thus Transporter shall

have the unqualified right to utilize any Gas within its

system, whether it be stored, held as line pack, from

receipts or otherwise, to maintain system balances and

operational control and to effect deliveries. Additionally,

Transporter may flow gas between Line CP and its core system

as it deems appropriate for operational purposes, and in

such event, track fuel to recover actual fuel used.

Transporter shall have no liability in damages to any person

for actions undertaken in the prudent operation of its

system, including the diversion of Gas or capacity rights

which may result from such actions, provided that such

actions are undertaken in furtherance of or in accordance

with the provisions of this Section 20. Transporter shall

not be required to buy or sell Gas or modify its system,

whether by installing compression facilities or otherwise,

in order to accomplish the purposes described in this

Section 20.

 

(h) Shippers recognize and acknowledge that full and timely

compliance with notices and directives issued pursuant to

this Section 20 and with all other applicable terms and

conditions of this Tariff is essential if Transporter is to

maintain operational control of its system and be able to

perform fully all requested firm deliveries and services

under all Rate Schedules. Failure of one or more Shippers

to comply with Tariff provisions may affect adversely

Transporter's ability to provide firm