Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/21/2008, Docket: RP08-135-000, Status: Effective

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 125 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 125 : Effective

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 125






(d) When the constraint occurs only at a point and/or associated

facilities, properly submitted and confirmed nominations for firm

service at primary points shall have priority over firm service at

secondary points. MRT shall notify any Customer whose service is to be

interrupted pursuant to this provision no later than 4:30 p.m. CT on the

day before the day on which such higher priority service is to commence.

However, if in order to provide No Notice Transportation service

pursuant to the terms and conditions of Rate Schedule NNT, MRT is

required to interrupt a lower priority of service, MRT shall notify any

Customer whose service is to be interrupted as soon as is reasonably

practicable. Upon thirty (30) days' notice via posting on MRT's

Internet web site, MRT may provide such notifications to Customers

electronically via the Internet.


(e) Firm secondary point scheduled quantities within MDQ plus

applicable fuel shall not be interrupted during the day as a result of

subsequent nominations by firm Customers desiring to utilize such points

as secondary points.


(f) Previously scheduled interruptible and AOR service will not

be interrupted during the day in order to provide service for a higher

priority interruptible or AOR service pursuant to an intraday



(g) Nominations to make up imbalance quantities may be denied if

all other services cannot be scheduled.


(h) Customers utilizing capacity within the Primary Path through

the capacity release program pursuant to Section 14 of these General

Terms and Conditions shall have their transactions scheduled according

to the priority of the Releasing Customer's Service Agreement (i.e.,

Section 8.2(c)(i)(A)), and Customers utilizing a Secondary Path shall

have their transactions scheduled pursuant to Section 8.2(c)(i)(B)-(D),

as applicable.


(i) Deliveries out of a pool will be prioritized for scheduling

purposes pursuant to Section 8.2(c) herein as a secondary receipt point

and as if the pool were an actual receipt point. The scheduling of

deliveries into a pool will be based on the applicable downstream

Service Agreement's priorities.