Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1998, Docket: RP99- 67-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 71 Third Revised Sheet No. 71 : Superseded

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 71





1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)


1.16 The term "fuel use and loss" shall mean a thermal quantity,

expressed as a percent, of all gas received by MRT into its system which

is used in the operation of MRT's pipeline system, which includes any lost

or unaccounted for gas and, when applicable, any processing reduction.


1.17 The term "gas" shall mean natural gas as produced in its natural

state, gas synthesized or manufactured from oil, naphtha, coal or any other

material that meets the quality standards contained herein.


1.18 The term "GISB Standards" shall mean those standards relating to

business practices and electronic communications promulgated by the Gas

Industry Standards Board ("GISB"), as adopted and codified by the

Commission in its regulations.


1.19 The term "Intermediate Delivery Point" shall mean the point or

points on MRT's system, excluding storage, upstream of Customer's Primary

Delivery Point(s) to which MRT agrees to deliver gas transported for the

account of Customer so long as Customer agrees to redeliver those gas

quantities into the MRT system for ultimate delivery to Customer.


1.20 The term "Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity (MDWQ)" shall mean

the maximum quantity of gas, as stated in an FSS Agreement, that MRT is

obligated to withdraw from storage for a Rate Schedule FSS Customer on

any day.


1.21 The term "Mcf" shall mean one thousand (1,000) cubic feet of gas.


1.22 The term "MDQ" shall mean the maximum daily quantity of gas which

MRT is to deliver to Customer at each delivery point or in the aggregate,

in accordance with the terms of a Service Agreement.


1.23 The term "MMBtu" shall mean one million (1,000,000) Btu. All

references to MMBtu shall be deemed to mean Dth.


1.24 A "month" shall be a period of one calendar month commencing at

nine o'clock (9:00) a.m. CT on the first day of such month.


1.25 The term "MRT" shall mean Mississippi River Transmission



1.26 The term "OBA" shall mean a contract between two parties which

specifies the procedures to manage operating variances at an interconnect

(See Table of Contents listing location of MRT's Operational Balancing



1.27 The term "Operational Flow Order" shall mean an order issued to

alleviate conditions, inter alia, which threaten or could threaten the safe

operations or system integrity of MRT's system or to maintain operations

required to provide efficient and reliable firm service. Whenever MRT

experiences these conditions, any pertinent order should be referred to as

an "Operational Flow Order".