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. 563 First Revised Sheet No. 563

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 563







correct such situation as described below. In such event,

Transporter shall, to the extent practicable, seek to remedy the

situation as provided below; provided, however, that nothing

herein shall preclude Transporter from bypassing one or more of

the steps described below, if, in Transporter's reasonable

judgment, the situation so requires:


(a) Operational Alerts. Transporter may issue Operational

Alerts, consisting of the following, as applicable:


(i) A description of the affected portion(s) of the



(ii) A description of the condition(s) to be corrected

and/or designation of Shipper(s) to whom the

Operational Alert is addressed.


(iii) A list of remedial measures which can be voluntarily

undertaken by Shippers or any other entities affecting

the system to correct the situation. Remedial

measures may include, inter alia, the following:


(1) Increasing or decreasing the storage/field

supply input mix for Rate Schedule NNTS



(2) Maximizing the balance of capacity between

segments of Transporter's system by shifting

inputs or receipts;


(3) Changing Receipt or Delivery Points;


(4) Switching to alternate fuels or other changes in



(5) Shipper reliance on storage service or services

from other pipelines;


(6) Utilizing existing voluntary arrangements for

diversions of Gas between Shippers and/or other