Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 43-004, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 132 Original Sheet No. 132 : Superseded







9.5 If, in MRT's sole discretion, it is necessary or desirable

in order to preserve the overall operational integrity of MRT's system,

MRT may issue:


(a) Operational Flow Orders,


(b) System Protection Warnings, or


(c) System Integrity Alerts.


9.6 MRT will post Operational Flow Orders, System Protection

Warnings and System Integrity Alerts on its Electronic Bulletin Board or

provide notice to its Customers by any other reasonable means.


9.7 Operational Flow Orders


(a) An Operational Flow Order may be noticed if MRT

determines that changes in receipts or deliveries are necessary to

maintain overall operational integrity and to enable MRT to

provide the services set forth in this tariff. The Operational

Flow Order shall identify with specificity the operational problem

to be addressed, the action(s) Customers must take, the time by

which Customers must take the specified action(s), and the period

during which the order will be in effect. MRT will provide as

much advance notice to affected Customers as is operationally

feasible before issuing an Operational Flow Order.


(b) An Operational Flow Order may require a Customer to

take any of the following actions, or similar actions:


(i) In the case of a storage Customer, to inject gas

into or withdraw gas from storage in accordance with a

schedule ordered by MRT. Injections or withdrawals may be

required at any time during the year.


(ii) Commence or increase supply inputs into MRT's

system or at specific points, or shift such supply inputs

(in whole or in part) to different points; or,

alternatively, cease or reduce deliveries from MRT's system

or at specific points.