Petal Gas Storage Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-435-000, Status: Pending

Third Revised Sheet No. 104 Third Revised Sheet No. 104 : Pending

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 104








3.1 Open season.


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

or FTS Agreement with a Customer desiring to exercise its rights

pursuant to Section 10 of the FSS or FTS Rate Schedule, Petal

shall post notice of the open season on its Internet website, 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 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 requests for the expiring firm

capacity in its storage or transportation facilities.


(c) Execution of agreements. Customers allocated storage or

transportation capacity in an open season shall be required to

execute service agreements for firm 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 capacity from Petal

under Rate Schedules FSS, ISS, FTS, or ITS after an open season, shall

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

relevant information called for in the applicable FSS, ISS, FTS, or ITS

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 service, Petal shall,

subject to execution of a service agreement, endeavor to provide service

within the time specified in the written request. Customer's request for

service shall be considered complete only if the information specified in

Sections 3.5 and 3.6 is provided in writing.