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

First Revised Sheet No. 342 First Revised Sheet No. 342 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 342




Injection Quantity, Maximum Daily Withdrawal

Quantity, RSS Balance as of the end of October or

Maximum Seasonal Withdrawal Quantity, as



So far as operating conditions will permit, available Gas

shall be dispatched, in accordance with the

aforementioned priority and operating guidelines, in as

equitable a manner as possible. Transporter shall not be

liable in damages or otherwise for granting exemptions to

the curtailment priorities or for interrupting services

in accordance with the procedures described in this

Section 10.8. Shippers shall be entitled to eliminate

Monthly Imbalances directly resulting from, or

attributable to, compliance in the event of a curtailment

under this subsection (a) utilizing the factor of 1.00.


(b) Receipt Supply Shortfall: Notwithstanding any provision

in this Tariff, Transporter shall have the right, upon

such notice as is reasonable under the circumstances, to

interrupt deliveries in affected areas of its system if

Transporter is unable to meet its total delivery

obligations or if the operating integrity of its system,

or parts thereof, is affected detrimentally because of

underdeliveries of quantities nominated and scheduled for

receipt until Transporter is able to identify the parties

which failed to tender quantities equal to those

nominated and scheduled. Transporter shall reduce

scheduled deliveries to the markets served by the

deficient supply sources to the extent the deficient

supply sources have been identified and such action is

operationally feasible; otherwise, Transporter shall

reduce scheduled deliveries in accordance with the

priorities set forth in (a) above. The Shippers with

deficient supply sources during the temporary supply

shortfall will compensate those other Shippers who

maintained scheduled receipts during the shortfall period

but nevertheless suffered curtailed deliveries as

provided in (d) below.


(c) Exemption. Notwithstanding the provision for pro rata

curtailment within Category Two