Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/01/2002, Docket: RP03- 60-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 433 Second Revised Sheet No. 433 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 433






close of the bid period. If the existing Shipper is not willing

to commit to pay the maximum rate, Shipper can initiate

negotiations on the terms for an extension by giving Transporter

written notice within ten (10) Days after Transporter's notice.

Upon thirty (30) Days' notice provided via posting on

Transporter's Internet Web Site, Transporter may provide, or

require the provision of, notices under this Section 21.8 via

electronic means using the Internet. If Transporter and Shipper

do not reach agreement on the terms and conditions under which

service will be extended within the shorter of sixty (60) Days

thereafter or the expiration date of the Service Agreement

("Negotiation Period"), then Shipper shall have no further rights

under this Section 21 or 18 C.F.R. § 284.221. During the

Negotiation Period, the parties may freely negotiate the terms and

conditions for continued service, including the effective rate,

and if mutual agreement is reached, services shall be continued

accordingly; provided, however, that Transporter shall have no

obligation to agree to a rate lower than the maximum applicable



21.9 Shippers with discounted or Negotiated Rate Long-Term Firm

Agreements for terms of one (1) Year or more that are within the

primary term or a rollover term on March 26, 2000, shall retain

any rights to continue service under this Section 21 to which such

Shippers were entitled prior to such date, and may exercise such

rights during the primary or then current rollover, as applicable,

term of such Agreements unless and until Transporter and Shipper

otherwise agree to amend the Agreement or extend the term of such