Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/12/2002, Docket: RP02-199-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 37 First Revised Sheet No. 37 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 37

RATE SCHEDULE FSS

FIRM STORAGE SERVICE

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

1.1 This rate schedule is available for the storage 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 FSS service, in the form set forth in this tariff (FSS

Agreement);

 

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

or parts thereof to provide the firm service requested; and

 

(c) The Customer requesting service must hold either firm or

interruptible transportation capacity sufficient to accommodate the

Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity (MDWQ) permitted for the level of firm

storage service it will receive. MRT will permit Customers to use

seasonal firm transportation service in conjunction with firm storage

service.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

2.1 This rate schedule shall apply to firm storage service rendered

under an FSS Agreement executed by MRT and Customer in the form set forth in

this tariff. The service shall be subject to the terms of the FSS Agreement

and this tariff.

 

2.2 Service hereunder shall consist of:

 

(a) The injection of quantities of natural gas into MRT's

storage fields for Customer's account, in accordance with Section 3 (or,

if applicable, Section 9.1) of this rate schedule;

 

(b) The storage of natural gas for Customer; and

 

(c) The withdrawal of stored quantities of natural gas, in

accordance with Section 4 (or, if applicable, Section 9.1) of this rate

schedule.