Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/01/2002, Docket: RP03- 51-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 3 First Revised Sheet No. 3 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 3
CenterPoint Energy - Mississippi River Transmission Corporation (MRT)
transports natural gas in interstate commerce by means of a natural gas
pipeline system and stores natural gas in storage fields which it owns and
operates pursuant to authority granted by the Federal Energy Regulatory
Commission and its predecessor, the Federal Power Commission. MRT also
provides sales service and agency services to Customers.
MRT's Main Line System consists of three high pressure pipelines
originating at Perryville, Louisiana and extending through the states of
Arkansas and Missouri to points of termination at MRT's Columbia and Meramec
Measuring Stations near St. Louis, Missouri. MRT's West Line extends from
Harrison County, Texas to Perryville, Louisiana where it interconnects with
MRT's Main Line system. MRT's pipeline system also includes the Fountain Hill
Line, which connects MRT's Unionville Storage Facilities to its Main Line
System, and the East Line, a main trunk line extending into the greater St.
Louis area from a point in Clay County in Southeastern Illinois. MRT has
interconnects for the receipt of gas from various producing fields, and for
the delivery of gas by other pipelines.
MRT's Storage Facilities consist of the East and West Unionville Storage
Fields located in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, and the St. Jacob Storage Field
located in Madison County, Illinois.
MRT is committed to providing high quality, reliable services to its
Customers at reasonable rates. MRT will provide equal service for all gas
transported or stored under each rate schedule in this tariff, and will apply
this tariff to all Customers in a manner that is consistent with the Natural