Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/01/1996, Docket: RP94-343-015, Status: Effective

Substitute Original Sheet No. 180 Substitute Original Sheet No. 180 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 180







4.1 General. Shipper agrees that the Gas tendered for

transport hereunder shall meet the specifications set

forth in this section. Transporter may reject Gas

tendered or delivered by Shipper that fails to

conform to the quality specifications provided in

this Tariff or which, in its reasonable judgement,

may cause harm to its facilities or diminish the

quality of Gas in its system. Transporter may under

all circumstances subject, or permit the subjection

of, the Gas to compression, cooling, cleaning,

products extraction and other processes.


4.2 Total Heating Value. Gas delivered by Shipper

hereunder shall have a heating value of at least 975

Btu per cubic foot. In the event that the heating

value of the Gas per cubic foot is below 975 Btu,

Transporter has the option (a) to refuse to accept

said Gas so long as said heating value remains below

975 Btu per cubic foot, or (b) to continue to accept

delivery of said Gas. The maximum Btu content of Gas

delivered by Shipper shall not exceed 1100 Btu per

cubic foot.


4.3 Objectionable Matter. Shipper agrees that the Gas

tendered for transport hereunder:


(a) shall be commercially free from objectionable

odors, dust, impurities, or other solid, gaseous

or liquid matter (including, without limitation,

any free water) which might interfere with its

merchantability or cause injury to or

interference with proper operation of the lines,

regulators, meters or other appliances through

which it flows;


(b) shall contain less than one fourth (1/4) grain

of hydrogen sulfide per hundred cubic feet of

Gas volume;


(c) shall not contain more than five (5) grains in

total of sulphur compounds per hundred cubic

feet of Gas volume;