Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/2004, Docket: RP96-200-118, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 72A Original Sheet No. 72A : Effective






(a) The term of a Service Agreement hereunder shall be stated in

increments of an Hour, and the minimum term of any such

Agreement shall be one (1) Hour. Transporter and Shipper

will not enter into a Service Agreement under this Rate

Schedule more than thirty (30) Days in advance of such

agreement's effective date, unless Transporter and Shipper

otherwise agree. Pursuant to such a mutual agreement, and

subject to the availability of capacity at the time of the

Shipper's request, a Shipper may request capacity under this

Section 2.10 for periods not to exceed ninety (90)

consecutive days during the Winter or Summer Period, or

across seasons, and on a recurring (multi-year) basis.

Transporter shall enter into such an agreement on a not

unduly discriminatory basis.


(b) A Shipper requesting service on a recurring (multi-year)

basis pursuant to Section 2.10(a) shall have the right to

permanently reduce the Contract Demand under such HFT

Service Agreement, in whole or part, if Shipper provides

Transporter one hundred twenty (120) days written notice

prior to the start of the ninety (90) day service period

under Shipper's Rate Schedule HFT Service Agreement.


(c) For purposes of this Section 2.10, a Small Volume HFT

Customer shall be a Shipper that at any time has contracted

for no more than 13 Dth/Hour of total Contract Demand under

this Section 2.10.




3.1 The rate charged for service hereunder shall consist of:


(a) Reservation Charge: The currently effective Reservation

Charge for this Rate Schedule shown in Transporter's

Statement of Effective Rates and Charges for Transportation

of Gas contained in this Tariff.