Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/20/1997, Docket: RP96-199-012, Status: Effective

Sub First Revised Sheet No. 240 Sub First Revised Sheet No. 240 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 240

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

23. REVISED FIXED TAKE-OR-PAY CHARGES (Continued)

 

percentage. Such percentage will be derived for

each upstream pipeline by summing: (A) the

product of the initial allocation percentage and

the base principal amount for each upstream

pipeline as set forth in Sections 23(b)(i) and

23(b)(ii) respectively; and (B) the product of the

increase/decrease percentage for each upstream

pipeline as set forth in Section 23(b)(iii) and

the increase or decrease in base principal

amounts; and dividing such sum by the net upstream

pipeline principal amount.

 

(c) The Total Revised Take-or-Pay Charges for

each former jurisdictional sales Customer determined in

Section 23(b) above shall be offset by Fixed Take-or-

Pay Charges previously collected by MRT from such

Customer under the Order No. 500 method and initial

filings under Order Nos. 528 and 528-A. Each

Customer's net amount, after offsetting MRT's past

Fixed Take-or-Pay collections from each Customer, shall

be amortized over the same number of months as utilized

by the upstream pipeline to bill MRT, except for

amounts attributable to United which shall be amortized

over a period of twelve months.

 

(d) The Revised Fixed Take-or-Pay charges

applicable to each of MRT's former jurisdictional sales

Customers are predicated on the following dockets in

upstream pipeline supplier take-or-pay proceedings:

United Gas Pipe Line Company ("United") in Docket Nos.

RP88-27, RP88-264, and RP89-138 and RP90-91; Natural

Gas Pipeline Company of America ("Natural") in Docket

No. RP91-22; Trunkline Gas Company ("Trunkline") in

Docket No. RP91-54; United (Sea Robin flowthrough) in

Docket No. RP89-147; Natural (CIG flowthrough) in

Docket No. RP91-31; Natural (Northwest flowthrough) in

Docket No. RP91-31; Natural in Docket No. RP92-167; and

Trunkline in Docket No. RP92-124. Monthly Revised

Fixed Take-or-Pay Charges shall include the net take-

or-pay overcollections or undercollections for each

former jurisdictional sales Customer (including

interest) amortized over the remaining number of months

in MRT's amortization period, plus the current