Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 43-006, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 102 Original Sheet No. 102 : Effective







5.7 All valid requests shall be time and date stamped and

recorded in the order received.


5.8 MRT shall maintain a log pursuant to 18 C.F.R. Section

284.13 in MRT's St. Louis, Missouri offices which shall be open to

public inspection.


5.9 MRT shall promptly notify a Customer if it cannot satisfy an

otherwise valid request for firm service due to lack of capacity. If

MRT cannot satisfy such a request due to insufficient capacity, such

request for firm service shall be of a continuing nature and shall

remain valid unless and until Customer notifies MRT in writing that

Customer is withdrawing its request for such service.


5.10 MRT may also reject any request, or limit the term of the

Service Agreement requested by Customer, if MRT, in its reasonable

judgment, determines that the service requested would utilize a portion

of MRT's system such that a bottleneck would be created that would

likely prevent MRT from utilizing upstream or downstream portions of its



5.11 In the event a request does not contain the information

specified in Section 5.6 hereof, MRT shall, within ten (10) days after

receipt of such request, inform Customer in writing of the specific

items needed to complete a valid request. Customer shall have fifteen

(15) days to provide the specified information. In the event such

information is not received within fifteen (15) days or if Customer's

request, as supplemented, remains incomplete and deficient, Customer's

request shall be void. If Customer's request as supplemented within

such fifteen (15) day period is satisfactory, then Customer's original

request date shall be utilized for purposes of the allocation of

capacity as provided in Section 5.12(d) of these General Terms and