Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 73-005, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 118 Second Revised Sheet No. 118 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 118






8.1 Nomination Procedures


(a) General Procedures. A Customer, Pool Operator, or

Customer's or Pool Operator's designee, shall submit to MRT's

Transportation Services Department prior to the nomination

deadline a written or electronically communicated nomination,

in the format of MRT's nomination form as contained in MRT's

Services Handbook or as displayed on MRT's electronic nomination

system ("SMRT System"), containing all data elements required by

GISB Standards including the following information:


(i) MRT's Service Identification Number;


(ii) Customer's or Pool Operator's name and nomination



(iii) Nomination representative's telephone and

telecopier number;


(iv) On-behalf-of entity (if transportation is to be

performed pursuant to Subpart B);


(v) The quantities to be received in MMBtu per day by

Receipt or Pool Location Code and the quantities to be

delivered in MMBtu per day by Delivery or Pool Location Code

for each contract and the effective dates of such quantities;


(vi) The appropriate fuel deductions; and


(vii) All nominations should include Customer defined

begin dates and end dates. All nominations excluding intraday

nominations should have roll-over options. Specifically,

Customers should have the ability to nominate for several days,

months, or years, provided the nomination begin and end dates

are within the term of the Customer's contract.


(viii) All nominations, including intraday nominations,

should be based on a daily quantity; thus an intraday nominator

need not submit an hourly nomination. Intraday nominations

should include an effective date and time. The interconnected

parties should agree on the hourly flows of the intraday

nomination, if not otherwise addressed in transporter's contract

or tariff.


(b) The Receipt and Delivery Location Codes are provided to

Customers and Pool Owners in the applicable Service Agreement and are

contained in MRT's Services Handbook.


(c) If an upstream or downstream party requires additional

information or additional information is otherwise required by MRT,

upon notification by MRT, Customer or Pool Operator must provide such

additional information as specified by MRT.