Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2001, Docket: RP01-368-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 353 First Revised Sheet No. 353 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 353



exceeding $100,000.00 be made by Shipper in the

form of wire transfer directed to a bank account

designated by Transporter such that funds are

available on the date payment is due. Amounts

past due hereunder shall bear interest from the

due date until paid at the rate of interest

effective from time to time under 18 C.F.R.

Section 154.501, but not more than the maximum

lawful rate, and Shipper shall indemnify and

reimburse Transporter for all costs and

liabilities associated with the collection of

such past due amounts.


(c) Subject to the provisions of Section 14.4 below,

if Shipper in good faith disputes the amount of

its invoice, it shall pay at least the portion of

the invoiced amount not disputed, and if it

withholds payment of the disputed amount it must

provide with such payment (unless payment is via

wire or other electronic funds transfer, in which

case the documentation shall be provided within

two (2) Business Days of the payment due date)

full documentation in writing or electronically

to Transporter with respect to the claimed error,

including the identification of each amount in

dispute, and the reasons and support therefor.


14.2 Default. Upon failure to receive payment when due,

Transporter upon at least ten (10) Days written notice

to Shipper may suspend or discontinue service until

satisfactory credit arrangements or other compliance

has been made, without prejudice to any other rights

and remedies available to Transporter. Transporter may

terminate the applicable Service Agreement and the

provision of service thereunder without prejudice to

any other rights and remedies available to it, provided

ten (10) Days prior written notice of such intent to

terminate is provided to Shipper and Shipper's default

is not cured within a period of thirty (30) Days from

the date payment is due. Transporter may require as a

condition of recommencement or continuation of service

or deferral of termination a reasonable refundable

deposit or bond or increase in an existing deposit or

bond at any time to secure payment of invoices, in

the manner described in Section 14.5 of these General

Terms and Conditions.