Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/1996, Docket: RP96-199-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 146 Third Revised Sheet No. 146 : Superseded

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 146






10.4 Monthly Balancing


(a) By the twenty-fifth day of each month, MRT shall

notify each Customer receiving service under Rate Schedule FTS,

ITS or SCT, or Pool Operator, in writing of the Customer's or

Pool's estimated or actual imbalance based upon the quantities

received and delivered in the prior month.


(b) MRT shall determine the imbalance quantity for each

month on an MMBtu basis.


(c) No Notice Transportation (NNT) Service Monthly

Balancing Option


(i) An NNT Customer must notify MRT prior to the

beginning of the month of its election to use the monthly

balancing option contained in this Section 10.4(c).


(ii) If MRT receives such notification, MRT will

automatically adjust an NNT Customer's storage, injections

or withdrawals to accommodate the Customer's variance

between actual receipts and actual deliveries under a

transportation contract, adjusted for fuel reimbursement in

accordance with the terms and conditions of the NNT

balancing option selected. Such adjustments to injections

or withdrawals must conform to the schedules set forth in

Rate Schedule FSS and the provisions related thereto.


(d) Cash Balancing


(i) Each monthly imbalance quantity will be assigned

a dollar value based upon the level of the imbalance and the

charts set forth in this Section 10.4. For purposes of

these charts, "Weekly Reference Spot Price" is defined as a

weighted average based upon an individual week's published

listing of spot prices in Natural Gas Week or other standard

industry publication for gas delivered at locations

identified by MRT and posted prior to each month by MRT on