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

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 731 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 731

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 731

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TO [FIRM ([RATE SCHEDULE [FT])][FIRM WHEELING (RATE SCHEDULE PHS)]

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

1. This Agreement shall be subject to the provisions of Rate Schedule [FT] [PHS] as well as

the General Terms and Conditions ("GT&C") set forth in Transporter's Tariff, as on file

and in effect from time to time, all of which by this reference are made a part hereof.

 

2. In accordance with Section 12.2 of the GT&C of Transporter's Tariff, Transporter shall

have the right at any time, and from time to time, to file and place into effect

unilateral changes or modifications in the rates and charges, and other terms and

conditions of service hereunder, and as set forth in said Rate Schedule and in said GT&C

of Transporter's Tariff, in accordance with the Natural Gas Act or other applicable law.

Nothing contained in the foregoing provision shall preclude or prevent Shipper from

protesting any such changes or modifications; however, Shipper agrees to pay all rates and

charges, and to comply with all terms and conditions, in effect under the Tariff.

 

3. Upon Shipper's failure to pay when due all or any part of amounts billed in connection

with services rendered or to comply with the terms of this Agreement, Transporter may

terminate this Agreement and/or suspend service, as appropriate, in accordance with the

provisions of Section 14 of the GT&C of Transporter's Tariff.

 

4. In accordance with Section 21.1 of the GT&C of Transporter's Tariff, upon termination

hereof for whatever reason, Shipper agrees to stop delivering gas to Transporter for

service and, unless otherwise agreed by Transporter, to seek no further service from

Transporter hereunder. Shipper agrees to cooperate with and assist Transporter in

obtaining such regulatory approvals and authorizations, if any, as are necessary or

appropriate in view of such termination and abandonment of service hereunder.

 

5. In accordance with Section 5.7(e) of the GT&C of Transporter's Tariff, termination of this

Agreement shall not relieve either party of any obligation that might otherwise exist to

cash-out or correct any Imbalance hereunder nor relieve Shipper of its obligation to pay

any monies due hereunder to Transporter and any portions of this Agreement necessary to

accomplish such purposes shall be deemed to survive for the time and to the extent

required.

 

6. In accordance with [Sections 2.1 and 2.2 of Rate Schedule [PHS] [FT] of Transporter's

Tariff, subject to the provisions of the Tariff and this Agreement, Transporter shall

receive, transport, and deliver, for the account of Shipper for the purposes contemplated

herein, on a firm basis a quantity of Gas up to the quantity or quantities specified in

the Agreement.

 

7. In accordance with [Sections 2.1 and 3.3 of Rate Schedule FT] [Sections 2.1 and 3.2 of

Rate Schedule [PHS] of Transporter's Tariff, Gas shall be (i) tendered to Transporter for

transportation hereunder at the Point(s) of Receipt and (ii) delivered by Transporter

after transportation to Shipper, or for Shipper's account, at the Point(s) of Delivery on

the terms and at the points shown in this Agreement. Subject to the provisions of the

Tariff, Transporter shall tender for delivery quantities of Gas thermally-equivalent to

those delivered by Shipper, less, as applicable, Fuel Use and LUFG, or Alternate Fuel

Retentions, retained.

 

8. Except as otherwise permitted in the Tariff, and in accordance with Section 19 of the GT&C

of Transporter's Tariff, this Agreement shall not be assigned by Shipper in whole or in

part, nor shall Shipper agree to provide services to others by use of any capacity

contracted for under the Agreement, without Transporter's prior written consent. In

addition to all other rights and remedies, Transporter may terminate the Agreement

immediately if it is assigned by Shipper or if Shipper subcontracts the capacity to others

contrary to the provisions hereof, whether the assignment or contract be voluntary, or by

operation of law or otherwise. Subject to the above, the respective rights and