Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/1994, Docket: RP93- 4-017, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 196 Second Revised Sheet No. 196 : Effective

Superseding: Sub 1 Revised Sheet No. 196






filing, exclusive of contract demands which were excluded

from MRT's filings in Docket No. RP94-68-000.


(iv) "GSRC Allocated to Rate Schedule ITS" shall mean

the per unit MMBtu amount necessary to recover ten (10)

percent of MRT's Recoverable GSRC, plus any applicable

carrying charges. Carrying charges for each GSRC Collection

Period shall be calculated in accordance with Section 154.67

of the Commission's Regulations. The GSRC allocated to Rate

Schedule ITS shall be based on billing determinants for Rate

Schedule ITS contained in MRT's Section 4 rate change

filings. Derivation of the GSRC component of the Rate

Schedule ITS rate shall be in accordance with the

methodologies contained in MRT's filings in Docket Nos.

RP94-68-000 and RP94-190-000, as accepted by the Commission.


(v) "Individual Customer Monthly GSRC Reservation

Amount" shall mean the GSRC Reservation Surcharge times each

Customer's monthly Maximum Daily Quantity under Rate

Schedule FTS or SCT; provided, however, the GSRC Reservation

Surcharge applicable to service under Rate Schedule SCT

shall be converted to a Volumetric Surcharge at a 34% load

factor rate. Such surcharge will be multiplied by the

quantity of gas delivered to SCT Customers during the month.


(vi) "Individual Customer Monthly GSRC Volumetric

Amount" shall mean the GSRC allocated to Rate Schedule ITS

multiplied by the quantities of gas delivered to each

Customer or for each Customer's account during the month

under Rate Schedule ITS.


(vii) "Initial GSRC Collection Period" shall mean the

period of two (2) years commencing with the effective date

of the Initial Recovery Filing, during which GSRC will be



(viii) "Initial Recovery Filing" shall mean that

filing to be made no later than twenty-four (24) months

following the effective date of this provision to recover

GSRC other than Price Differential costs, which are known

and measurable on the date of filing.