Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/17/2002, Docket: RP03- 29-001, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 430 Second Revised Sheet No. 430 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 430

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

20. OPERATIONAL CONTROLS (continued)

 

system-wide and segment basis given the network nature of

Transporter's system. Pursuant to this Section 20, Transporter

may limit withdrawals from storage by Shippers under Rate Schedule

FSS, RSS or ISS based on operational considerations such as force

majeure occurrences (e.g., line rupture, compressor outage,

disaster, unusual weather conditions, etc.), to provide for

essential repair and maintenance, to ensure safe operation of

storage facilities or other facilities operated in connection

therewith, and/or to correct or alleviate system or segment over-

supply situations or capacity constraints.

 

21. PRE-GRANTED ABANDONMENT AND CESSATION OF SERVICE:

 

21.1 General. A Shipper paying Transporter's maximum applicable rates

or, if Transporter agrees on a not unduly discriminatory basis to

provide such right by contract, a Shipper paying other rates,

under a firm Service Agreement with Transporter which provides for

twelve (12) or more consecutive Months of service or, if service

is only available for terms of service of less than twelve (12)

consecutive Months, a primary term of one (1) Year or more ("Long-

Term Firm Agreement") may, by complying with the requirements of

this section, retain all or a portion of its Contract Limitations

regarding existing Primary Receipt Points and/or Receipt

Entitlements and existing Primary Delivery Points, if applicable,

and continue to receive firm service under the same Rate Schedule

beyond the expiration date of such Long-Term Firm Agreement, under

the conditions set forth hereinbelow. Otherwise, Transporter

shall have all required governmental and regulatory authority to

cease providing service to a Shipper and service shall not be

continued, unless Transporter otherwise agrees, upon expiration of

the term or termination of a Service Agreement. Except as

provided above or in Section 21.9 below, Shipper shall not be

entitled to seek continued service under this Section 21 if it is

paying Negotiated Rates under its Long-Term Firm Agreement.