Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/2003, Docket: RP00-410-005, Status: Effective

Substitute Fourth Revised Sheet No. 164 Substitute Fourth Revised Sheet No. 164 : Effective

Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 164

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

 

14. CAPACITY RELEASE (Continued)

 

(b) Any party desiring to obtain capacity on MRT's system may

transmit for posting to MRT's Internet web site notice of its capacity

needs; however, any capacity released to such parties must be released

in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein.

 

(c) A Replacement Customer shall not be eligible to take service

at Negotiated Rates for purposes of any capacity release transaction

subject to this Section 14.

 

14.3 Basic Terms of Release Offers

 

(a) Except for Pre-Arranged Releases as provided in Sections

14.5(c)(i) and 14.5(d), a Releasing Customer must notify MRT of its

Release Offer by transmitting its Release Offer to MRT's Internet web

site for posting. A Release Offer shall contain the following

information:

 

(i) The quantity of firm capacity to be released,

which shall not be greater than the Releasing Customer's maximum

daily contract quantity as set forth in its contract.

 

(ii) The specific path of the released capacity,

including the receipt and delivery point capacity which will be

released. Subject to the terms of Section 35 of these General

Terms and Conditions, the release can be for all or any portion of

the Releasing Customer's Primary Path capacity, including any

portion or segment of the Releasing Customer's Primary Path, and

any receipt and delivery points within the Primary Path, subject

to the priority of firm Customers utilizing such points as primary

points. Additionally, a Customer can create and release Secondary

Path capacity through segmentation procedures as set forth in

Section 35 of these General Terms and Conditions. Firm Customers

shall not release capacity on any segment in excess of their MDQ.

A Releasing Customer desiring to release a segment