Petal Gas Storage, L. L. C.

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Effective Date: 01/09/2010, Docket: RP10-229-000, Status: Effective

Sixth Revised Sheet No. 104 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 104

Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 104







3.1 Open season.


(a) Notice of open season. At the expiration of any long-term FSS,

FSS-1 or FTS Agreement with a Customer desiring to exercise its

rights pursuant to Section 10 of Rate Schedule FSS, FSS-1 or

FTS, Petal shall post notice of the open season on its Internet

website, at least ten (10) days prior to commencement of the

open season. Such notice shall set forth when the open season

begins and ends, where interested parties may submit requests

for firm service, and how interested parties may obtain forms

for requesting service and additional details about the

mechanics of the open season.


(b) Duration. The open season shall commence at the time and day

specified and for the term indicated in the notice of open season.

During this time Petal will accept requests for the expiring firm

capacity in its storage or transportation facilities.


(c) Execution of agreements. Customers allocated storage or

transportation capacity in an open season shall be required to

execute service agreements for firm service no later than 30

consecutive days following the close of the open season or

forfeit the capacity that has been allocated to them, unless

otherwise agreed by Petal.


3.2 Requests. Any potential Customer wishing to obtain capacity from Petal

under Rate Schedules FSS, FSS-1, ISS, FTS, or ITS after an open season,

shall submit in writing to Petal a request for service setting forth all

relevant information called for in the applicable FSS, FSS-1, ISS, FTS,

or ITS Form of Service Agreement. Such request may be delivered in

person or submitted by United States mail, overnight courier service,

electronic mail or facsimile transmission (fax).


(a) Petal shall evaluate and respond to Customer's request under Rate

Schedule FSS or FSS-1 within five Business Days of its receipt. If Petal

and Customer mutually agree to the rates Customer will pay for service

under Rate Schedule FSS or FSS-1, Petal shall, subject to execution of a

service agreement, endeavor to provide service within the time specified

in the written request. Customer's request for service shall be

considered complete only if the information specified in Sections 3.4,

3.5 and 3.6 is provided in writing.


(b) If the request is for Rate Schedule FTS service at maximum rates, is

at a fixed MDQ for the requested term, and it is operationally feasible

for Petal to provide the requested service, then Petal shall be obligated

to grant such requests for service that are made within the time periods

set forth below:


(i) For service for a term of one year or longer, requests

made within six (6) months of the requested service

commencement date;


(ii) For service for a term of less than one (1) year but equal

to or greater than six (6) months, requests made within

thirty (30) days of the requested service commencement