Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/01/2002, Docket: RP03- 51-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 19 Second Revised Sheet No. 19 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 19

RATE SCHEDULE FTS

FIRM TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

1.1 This rate schedule is available for the transportation of natural

gas on a firm basis by MRT for any party (hereinafter referred to as

Customer), under the following conditions:

 

(a) Customer submits a valid request as defined in Section 5 of

the General Terms and Conditions and enters into a contract with MRT for

Rate Schedule FTS service in the form of the service agreement set forth

in this tariff (FTS Agreement); and

 

(b) MRT determines that sufficient capacity exists on its system

or parts thereof (including receipt and delivery points) to perform the

firm transportation service requested.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

2.1 This rate schedule shall apply to the transportation of gas by MRT

pursuant to an FTS Agreement executed by MRT and Customer providing for

transportation service each day on a firm basis up to the Maximum Daily

Quantity (MDQ) and shall be subject to the provisions of the FTS Agreement and

this tariff. Transportation service provided under this rate schedule shall

be performed under Subparts B or G of Part 284 of the Commission's

regulations.

 

2.2 Service hereunder shall consist of:

 

(a) the receipt of quantities of natural gas by MRT for

Customer's account at the receipt point(s) up to the MDQ, exclusive of

Fuel Use and LUFG, specified in the FTS Agreement;

 

(b) the transportation of such quantities of natural gas by MRT;

and

 

(c) the delivery to Customer or for Customer's account of

thermally equivalent quantities of natural gas up to the MDQ at the

delivery point(s) in accordance with the FTS Agreement.