Petal Gas Storage Company

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Effective Date: 08/16/1999, Docket: RP99-443-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 104 First Revised Sheet No. 104 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 104






3.1 Open season.


(a) Notice of open season. At the expiration of any long-term FSS

Agreement with a Customer desiring to exercise its rights

pursuant to Section 10 of the FSS Rate Schedule, Petal shall post

notice of the open season on its EBB, at least ten (10) days

prior to commencement of the open season. Such notice shall set

forth when the open season begins and ends, where interested

parties may submit requests for firm and interruptible storage

service, the minimum rates Petal will accept for the available

capacity, and how interested parties may obtain forms for

requesting service and additional details about the mechanics of

the open season.


(b) Duration. The open season shall commence at the time and day

specified and for the term indicated in the notice of open

season. During this time Petal will accept storage requests for

the expiring firm capacity in its storage facilities.


(c) Execution of agreements. Customers allocated capacity in an open

season shall be required to execute service agreements for firm

storage service no later than 30 consecutive days following the

close of the open season or forfeit the capacity that has been

allocated to them.


3.2 Requests. Any potential Customer wishing to obtain storage capacity

from Petal under Rate Schedules FSS or ISS after an open season, shall

submit in writing to Petal a request for storage service setting forth

all relevant information called for in the applicable FSS or ISS Form

of Service Agreement. Such request may be delivered in person or

submitted by United States mail, overnight courier service, or

facsimile transmission (fax). Petal shall evaluate and respond to

Customer's request within five Business Days of its receipt. If Petal

and Customer mutually agree to the rates Customer will pay for storage

service, Petal shall, subject to execution of a storage service

agreement, endeavor to provide service within the time specified in

the written request.