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

First Revised Sheet No. 562 First Revised Sheet No. 562

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 562







conditions that would cause Transporter to issue an

Operational Alert and/or Operational Flow Order shall be

posted and quantified on Transporter's Internet Web Site and

updated from time to time as necessary.


(b) All Shippers acknowledge that (i) the Operating Plan is

designed solely for general planning and informational

purposes and (ii) because of constantly changing operational

conditions and forces outside Transporter's control,

including those resulting from actions taken by Shippers,

the Operating Plan may not accurately represent the

condition or status of Transporter's system, or any specific

segment thereof, at any given time.


20.3 Operational Action. When Transporter reasonably determines that

(i) pressures in its pipeline system, or in a portion or portions

thereof, threaten to move, or have moved, beyond the normal

minimum or maximum operating ranges for such system or portion(s);

(ii) actual storage activity, on a cumulative basis, threatens to

move, or has moved, beyond cumulative daily scheduled injections

and/or withdrawals of its firm Shippers; (iii) system receipts

and/or deliveries threaten to move, or have moved, into a range

which would impinge upon line pack and storage capacity determined

by Transporter as prudently required to be retained for operations

and flexibility to meet changing conditions; (iv) safe and

efficient operation of Transporter's system, or segments thereof,

consistent with applicable laws, regulations, orders and standard

industry operating practices is threatened; (v) operational action

is required due to the occurrence of an event of force majeure or

in order to maintain or repair physical facilities; or (vi) for

any other reason, including operating conditions, weather and

actions of any Shippers contrary to rights and obligations under

this Tariff, Transporter's projected system deliverability or

operational integrity including the ability to provide any Shipper

its firm service entitlement, is threatened or compromised,

Transporter shall be authorized to take action to