Gulf States Transmission Corporation

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2001, Docket: RP00-405-001, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 8 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 8 : Effective

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 8




Firm Transportation Service (Continued)



2.3 Transportation service provided under this Rate Schedule shall be on

a firm basis and shall not be subject to curtailment or interruption,

except as provided, however, Transporter's obligation to receive and

transport gas hereunder on any day shall be subject to Shipper's or

Shipper's transporter's ability to receive gas at the Point(s) of

Delivery on such day.


2.4 Service under this Rate Schedule shall consist of: (i) the receipt of

gas on behalf of Shipper at the Point(s) of Receipt specified in the

executed Service Agreement; (ii) the transportation of gas through

Transporter's pipeline; and (iii) the delivery of equivalent quantities

of natural gas by Transporter to Shipper, or for Shipper's account, at

the Point(s) of Delivery.


2.5 The transportation service provided under this rate schedule may be

released on a permanent or temporary basis according to the terms of

Section 23 of the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff.




3.1 For transportation service rendered to Shipper each month under this

Rate Schedule, Shipper shall pay to Transporter, in addition to the

usage charge for each Dekatherm of gas actually transported each month,

the applicable FT reservation fee multiplied by Shipper's

Transportation Demand as specified in each Shipper's Transportation



3.2 The maximum and minimum unit rates for firm transportation service are

shown on the effective Sheet No. 5 of Volume No. 1 of this Tariff.

Shipper shall pay the maximum rates for service under the Rate Schedule

unless Transporter, in its sole judgment, offers to discount its rate to

Shipper under this Rate Schedule. The rate for service under this Rate

Schedule shall not be discounted below the minimum rate, it being

understood that each Shipper shall pay the maximum rate unless such rate

is discounted to such specific customer.


3.3 Transporter will not charge a total rate, including the reservation fee,

which exceeds the maximum volumetric rate.


3.4 In addition to the charges specified above, Shipper agrees to pay

Transporter an overrun charge equal to Transporter's maximum

interruptible transportation rate under Rate Schedule IT, for any

Overrun Gas received, transported or delivered by Transporter, for

Shipper or for the account of Shipper on any day.