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

First Revised Sheet No. 469 First Revised Sheet No. 469 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 469






In addition to the rates and charges specified for the appropriate Rate

Schedule, Shipper shall be responsible for the following charges:


13.1 Filing and Other Fees. Transporter shall require that Shipper

reimburse Transporter for any and all fees paid to governmental

or regulatory bodies by Transporter which are incurred in

conjunction with the service.


13.2 Facilities Reimbursement. Nothing contained herein or

otherwise shall require or obligate Transporter to acquire,

construct, modify or rearrange any facilities in order to

perform any service. In the event Transporter agrees to

acquire, construct, modify or rearrange facilities, then

Transporter shall have the right to condition its agreement to

so acquire, construct, modify or rearrange its facilities by

requiring that Shippers bear and/or pay Transporter for all or

part of costs associated with the acquisition, installation,

construction, modification, operation, maintenance and

rearrangement of such facilities.


13.3 Exit Fees. Transporter shall have the right to impose

appropriate exit fees upon the early termination of existing

firm Service Agreements, the reduction in reserved quantities

thereunder, and/or in other circumstances as Transporter and

Shipper may agree.


13.4 Third Party Charges.


(a) Upon mutual agreement,and on a not unduly discriminatory

basis, for any Shipper receiving service under any of

Transporter's Rate Schedules, Transporter may arrange

for transportation by any third party transporter,

including, but not limited to, local distribution

companies and interstate, intrastate or Hinshaw

pipelines, for the account of Shipper, or as Shipper's

agent, to effect requested receipts and/or deliveries.