Mid Louisiana Gas Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-151-001, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 92 Second Revised Sheet No. 92 : Effective



4.4 Releases of less than five (5) Months


(a) A firm Customer that wishes to release capacity for a

term of less than five months ( and

thereby become a Releasing Customer) and that has

identified no Prearranged Customer must notify Pipeline

electronically or in writing no later than 1:00 P.M.

on the day prior to nominating such released capacity

(hereinafter called Customer's Notice).

All terms and conditions included in Customer's Notice

must be objectively stated and applicable to all Potential

Customers on a non-discriminatory basis. Customer's Notice

shall include the information set forth in Paragraph 4.5.


(b) In order to qualify for processing in accordance with the

with the capacity release timeline herein stipulated and

before Customer's Notice is posted on Pipeline's EBB

system, Pipeline shall review such Customer's Notice to

ensure that Customer's Notice complies with the

requirements of Paragraph 4.5. Compliant notices shall be

posted upon receipt by Pipeline unless otherwise

stipulated by Releasing Customer. In the event that

Customer's Notice does not meet the requirements of

Paragraph 4.5, Pipeline will promptly notify Customer

and allow Customer to revise its Customer's Notice to

comply with these requirements. Pipeline shall not be

required to adhere to the capacity release timeline in

order to process nor shall Pipeline be required to post

a Customer's Notice which does not

comply with the requirements set forth in Paragraph 4.5.

A Customer's Notice posted by Pipeline shall include the

date and time such Customer's Notice was posted on

Pipeline's EBB. A Customer's Notice shall be posted on

Pipeline's EBB system until the expiration of the

minimum Bid Period set forth in Paragraph 4.4(d) or, if

longer, the Bid Period specified in the Customer's

Notice. A Releasing Customer may withdraw its Customer's

Notice by providing written or electronic notice to

Pipeline of such withdrawal prior to the close of the

Bid Period; provided, however, such withdrawal shall only

be valid if such Releasing Customer has an unanticipated

requirement for capacity and no minimum bid has been tendered

for such capacity.

Pipeline shall be held harmless by the Releasing

Customer for the withdrawal of capacity. The notice

must contain the reason for the withdrawal, which

Pipeline shall post on its EBB. A Releasing Customer

shall be permitted to search for a party to contract for

its capacity both before and after such capacity is