Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 09/01/2005, Docket: RP05-436-000, Status: Effective
Fifth Revised Sheet No. 112 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 112 : Effective
Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 112
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
7. CONDITIONS OF RECEIPT AND DELIVERY (Continued)
7.7 Predetermined Allocations - Receipts
(a) A receipt point operator or Pool Operator, depending on
whether the tender of gas will be at a physical receipt point or from a
pool, will be required to provide to MRT a "predetermined allocation
(PDA) methodology" for the gas to be received. Upon thirty (30) days'
notice provided via posting on MRT's Internet web site, MRT may require
receipt point operators and Pool Operators to provide PDAs
electronically via the Internet. The PDA methodologies which may be
agreed upon in accordance with NAESB Standards include: ranked, pro
rata (weighted), percentage, swing, and operator provided value. The
PDA methodology provided will be utilized by MRT for the allocation of
receipts. MRT shall be entitled to rely conclusively on the PDA
methodology. Entities affected by the allocation of gas quantities
shall be entitled to know the allocation methodology utilized, except
that MRT shall keep confidential the names of the other entities
involved unless otherwise agreed by the affected parties. MRT shall
provide daily operational allocations within one (1) business day after
the day of gas flow as set forth in Section 10.1 of these General Terms
and Conditions. MRT may use scheduled quantities as the basis for such
reports if such information is the best information available.
(b) Two welded parties should agree on who submits PDA
methodology and who allocates at the point before gas flows ("allocating
(c) There is no need to submit PDAs if MRT has an OBA in effect
for a point. At a location which is covered by an OBA, each party to
the OBA will allocate its side of the location.
(d) Only one PDA allocation methodology should be applied per
(e) The upstream or downstream party providing the point
confirmation should submit the PDA to the allocating party after or
during confirmation and before start of gas day.
(f) The allocating party should send back "confirmation" of
receipt of the PDA within 15 minutes.
(g) There are two types of allocations: daily and monthly.