Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/01/2002, Docket: RP03- 51-000, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 99 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 99 : Effective

Superseding: Second Sub Third Revised Sheet No. 99







5.9 Allocation of Capacity


If at any time MRT has transportation and/or storage capacity

available which will support additional firm services, then MRT shall

conduct an Open Season and post the availability of such capacity and

make such capacity available for firm service(s) upon receiving a valid

request for such capacity. Open Season shall be the period of time

during which MRT will receive bids for the posted capacity. Such period

of time shall be posted with the notice of capacity. The allocation of

such capacity among firm services shall be determined pursuant to this



(a) Applicability: Available firm capacity shall include the

following types of capacity:


(1) Unsubscribed Capacity: capacity that is available but

is not currently subscribed or capacity that is

subscribed for service which service will not commence

until a later date.


(2) Capacity under Expiring or Terminating Agreements:

capacity under an existing Service Agreement for which

evergreen rights will not be exercised and such

capacity will not be made available for allocation to

other Customers before the Right of First Refusal

process set forth in Section 15 of the General Terms

and Conditions in MRT's tariff has been completed.