Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2002, Docket: RP00-482-003, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 341 Third Revised Sheet No. 341 : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 341




capacity or deliverability to meet system operating

requirements or other higher priority service obligations

as specified in the Tariff, upon such notice as is

reasonable under the circumstances. If the conditions or

events which caused the interruption or curtailment are

anticipated to continue, scheduling of services pursuant to

Section 5 shall be implemented to the extent required in

conformity with the provisions of this section. Subject to

Transporter's evaluation of the operational conditions and

circumstances that exist on Transporter's pipeline at the

time, in such event firm transportation and storage

services, to the extent timely nominated and scheduled,

shall have a priority over interruptible services. In the

event such curtailment is required, whether systemwide,

within a Pooling Area or with regard to a particular

pipeline or storage segment, as determined by Transporter,

Transporter shall reduce scheduled services in the affected

segment(s), to zero if necessary, in accordance with the



Category One: All Gas scheduled under Rate Schedules

IT, PHS (wheeling), FT/HFT(overrun), FSS(overrun),

RSS(overrun) or ISS, as applicable, shall be curtailed

first, provided that Transporter may curtail or

discontinue services for Gas scheduled for delivery or

being delivered at lower rates prior to the

curtailment of services scheduled at higher rates.

Otherwise, Transporter shall curtail such services on

a pro rata basis based upon each Shipper's scheduled



Category Two: All Gas deliverable under Rate

Schedules NNTS or RSS (withdrawals only) or all gas

scheduled under Rate Schedules HFT, FT, FSS or RSS

(for deliveries to Storage Points of Injection), as

applicable, shall be curtailed last, on a pro rata

basis based upon each Shipper's Contract Delivery

Demand, Contract Demand, Receipt Entitlement, Maximum

Receipt Obligation, Maximum Delivery Obligation,

Maximum Storage Quantity, Maximum Daily