Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/18/2010, Docket: RP10-383-000, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 445 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 445

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 445








Transporter shall be entitled to require that any request for

service under Rate Schedules FT, FT-2, EFT, NNTS, RSS and FSS be

accompanied by a prepayment in an amount equal to the Reservation

Fees or Charges, or the Deliverability and Capacity Fees, as

applicable, which would be due for the first Service Month for

such requested service. Upon commencement of service, a

prepayment provided pursuant to the foregoing shall be credited to

Shipper's initial bill. Transporter shall return the prepayment if

it rejects the request or when the Service Agreement terminates.

Should the requesting party fail to cooperate in the processing of

its request in a timely manner or withdraw its request, the amount

shall be forfeited to Transporter.


10.4 Pre-arranged and Interim Firm Service.


(a) Transporter will consider, on a not unduly discriminatory

basis, requests for firm service to commence at a future

date in the following circumstances:


(i) the request will be subject to the Pre-arranged

Service procedures described below; or


(ii) the request involves capacity that will become

available due to the expiration or termination of, or

the reduction in firm quantities under, an existing

contract not subject to extension rights; or


(iii) the request involves the modification or construction

of facilities or the issuance of necessary regulatory



(b) Transporter will also consider, on a not unduly

discriminatory basis, requests for firm service pursuant to

Rate Schedule FT-2, subject to the Pre-Arranged Service

procedures described below.