Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/20/1997, Docket: RP96-199-012, Status: Effective

Sub First Revised Sheet No. 108 Sub First Revised Sheet No. 108 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 108





6. FACILITIES (Continued)


install, maintain, and operate at its own expense, at or

near each receipt or delivery point, such check metering

equipment as desired, provided that such equipment is

installed so as not to interfere with the operation of any

other measuring equipment.


In the event check metering equipment is installed by

either party, the other party shall have access to the

same at all reasonable times, but the reading,

calibration, and adjusting thereof, and the changing of

the charts shall be done only by the party installing the

check equipment, unless otherwise agreed upon by MRT and



6.4 Customer shall make payments within fifteen (15)

days of the actual date of receipt of any billings submitted

or hand delivered by MRT pursuant to this section. For

purposes of this section, the bill is deemed to be received

by Customer the earlier of actual receipt or three (3)

business days after the postmark or postal meter date. Late

payments shall be subject to Section 17 of these General

Terms and Conditions. MRT, at its sole option, may submit

billings to Customer up to sixty (60) days prior to

commencing construction for estimated costs to be incurred

by MRT as provided in this Section 6. Any such estimated

billings shall be reconciled to the actual costs of

construction and any deficiency owed by the Customer shall

be paid within thirty (30) days of receipt of MRT's final

invoice. Any amount paid by Customer in excess of the

actual cost due MRT shall be promptly refunded to Customer

upon completion of the work or credited to Customer's

account for future services.


6.5 MRT and Customer each assume full responsibility

and liability for the maintenance and operation of its

respective properties and shall indemnify and save harmless

the other party from all liability and expense on account of

any and all damages, claims or actions, including injury to

and death of persons, arising from any act or accident in

connection with the installation, presence, maintenance, and

operation of the property and equipment of the indemnifying