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. 419 First Revised Sheet No. 419 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 419




conditions that would cause Transporter to issue an

Operational Alert and/or Operational Flow Order shall be

posted and quantified on Transporter's Internet Web Site

and updated from time to time as necessary.


(b) All Shippers acknowledge that (i) the Operating Plan is

designed solely for general planning and informational

purposes and (ii) because of constantly changing

operational conditions and forces outside Transporter's

control, including those resulting from actions taken by

Shippers, the Operating Plan may not accurately represent

the condition or status of Transporter's system, or any

specific segment thereof, at any given time.


20.3 Operational Action. When Transporter reasonably determines

that (i) pressures in its pipeline system, or in a portion or

portions thereof, threaten to move, or have moved, beyond the

normal minimum or maximum operating ranges for such system or

portion(s); (ii) actual storage activity, on a cumulative

basis, threatens to move, or has moved, beyond cumulative daily

scheduled injections and/or withdrawals of its firm Shippers;

(iii) system receipts and/or deliveries threaten to move, or

have moved, into a range which would impinge upon line pack and

storage capacity determined by Transporter as prudently

required to be retained for operations and flexibility to meet

changing conditions; (iv) safe and efficient operation of

Transporter's system, or segments thereof, consistent with

applicable laws, regulations, orders and standard industry

operating practices is threatened; (v) operational action is

required due to the occurrence of an event of force majeure or

in order to maintain or repair physical facilities; or (vi) for

any other reason, including operating conditions, weather and

actions of any Shippers contrary to rights and obligations

under this Tariff, Transporter's projected system

deliverability or operational integrity including the ability

to provide any Shipper its firm service entitlement, is

threatened or compromised, Transporter shall be authorized to

take action to