Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/2003, Docket: RP03-466-000, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 70A Fourth Revised Sheet No. 70A : Effective

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 70A




1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)



The term "Customer" shall mean the party, acting either directly

or through an agent, for whose account services are provided by MRT pursuant

to an executed Service Agreement between Customer and MRT.


A "day" shall be a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive hours

commencing at nine o'clock (9:00) a.m. CT.


The term "dekatherm" or "Dth" shall mean the quantity of heat

energy equivalent to one MMBtu. One dekatherm of gas shall mean the quantity

of gas which contains one dekatherm of heat energy.


The term "delivery point(s)" shall mean the point or points

specified in the Service Agreement where MRT agrees to deliver gas transported

for the account of Customer, including MRT's storage facilities.


The term "Elapsed Prorata Capacity" shall mean that portion of the

capacity that would theoretically have been available for use prior to the

effective time of the intraday recall based upon a cumulative uniform hourly

use of the capacity.


The term "elapsed-prorated scheduled quantity" shall be as defined

in NAESB Standard 1.2.12.