Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2001, Docket: RP01-292-000, Status: Suspended

First Revised Sheet No. 27 First Revised Sheet No. 27 : Suspended

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 27







3.1 MRT and Customer may add or delete Primary Receipt Point(s) and

Primary Delivery Point(s) to the SCT Agreement so long as such Delivery Points

continue to provide service to such SCT Customer, from time to time by mutual

agreement subject to the conditions contained in Section 5 of the General

Terms and Conditions, provided MRT can provide service at such additional

point(s) on a firm basis. Unless MRT agrees otherwise, the applicable usage

charge shall not be reduced by a change in Primary Receipt and Delivery

Point(s) as originally specified in Customer's SCT Agreement.




4.1 All charges for transportation service under this rate schedule

shall be stated on the currently effective applicable Rate Sheet of this

tariff. A Customer's charge shall be based on the term-differentiated rate,

i.e., Category 1 Rates, Category 2 Rates, Category 3 Rates or Category 4

Rates, applicable to the term of the Customer's Service Agreement. The term

of Service Agreements that are in effect as of March 29, 2001 shall be from

March 29, 2001 to the first possible termination or expiration date after

March 29, 2001 under such Service Agreement. The rate category applicable to

term of Service Agreements that are entered into after March 29, 2001 shall be

specified in the Service Agreement, and the term shall be from the

commencement date of the Service Agreement to the first possible termination

or expiration date of such Service Agreement. In the event a Customer

exercises an extension provision (whether contained in the original Service

Agreement or mutually agreed to by MRT and Customer), a new term shall be

determined for the Service Agreement and shall be from the date the extension

is exercised to the end of the extension period. If a Customer's Service

Agreement contains an evergreen clause, then during the term of the evergreen

period the applicable rates shall be the Category 1 Rates.


4.2 For all service rendered under this rate schedule, Customer shall

pay MRT each month the sum of the following:


(a) Usage Charge - A charge equal to the product of the

applicable usage rate and the total quantities of natural gas delivered

by MRT at the delivery point(s) during the billing month;


(b) Authorized Overrun Service Charge - A charge equal to the

product of the applicable authorized overrun rate and any authorized

overrun quantities permitted by MRT during the billing month; and


(c) Other Fees and Charges - Other fees, charges, and penalties which

may be assessed as provided by the General Terms and Conditions or which may

be permitted by the Commission.