Mississippi River Transmission Corp.
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 73-002, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 112 First Revised Sheet No. 112 : Superseded
Superseding: Original 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. The PDA
methodologies which may be agreed upon in accordance with GISB
Standards include: ranked, pro rata (weighted), percentage and
swing. 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
(c) There is no need to submit PDAs if MRT has an OBA in
effect for a point.
(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.