Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 73-002, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 164 Second Revised Sheet No. 164 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 164




14. CAPACITY RELEASE (Continued)


(b) Any party desiring to obtain capacity on MRT's system may

transmit for posting to MRT's EBB notice of its capacity needs;

however, any capacity released to such parties must be released in

accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein.


14.3 Basic Terms of Release Offers


(a) Except for Pre-Arranged Releases as provided in Sections

14.5(c)(i) and 14.5(d), a Releasing Customer must notify MRT of its

Release Offer by transmitting its Release Offer to MRT's EBB for

posting. A Release Offer shall contain the following information:


(i) The quantity of firm capacity to be released, which

shall not be greater than the Releasing Customer's maximum

daily contract quantity as set forth in its contract.


(ii) The specific path of the released capacity,

including the receipt and delivery point capacity which will be

released. The release can be for all or any portion of the

Releasing Customer's primary path capacity, including any

portion or segment of the Releasing Customer's primary path,

and any receipt and delivery points within the primary path,

subject to the priority of firm Customers utilizing such points

as primary points. Firm Customers shall not release capacity

in excess of their MDQ.


(iii) The term of the release, which term must be for at

least one day commencing at nine o'clock (9:00) a.m. CT.