B-R Pipeline Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/18/2009, Docket: RP09-521-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 24 Second Revised Sheet No. 24
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 24
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (CONTINUED)
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.8 Confirming Party: "A Confirming Party is a Service Provider
(including a Point Operator) which provides a confirmation for a quantity
of gas via the information outlined in NAESB Standard 1.4.4 to another
Service Provider (the Confirmation Requester) with respect to a
nomination at a location." NAESB Definition 1.2.9.
1.9 Confirming Parties: "The term Confirming Parties refers to the
Confirmation Requester and the Confirming Party." NAESB Definition
1.10 Confirmation by Exception: "Confirmation by Exception ("CBE")
means that the Confirming Parties agree that one party deems that all
requests at a location are confirmed by the other party (the CBE party)
without response communication from that party. The CBE party can take
exception to the request by so informing the other party within a
mutually agreed upon time frame." NAESB Definition 1.2.11.
1.11 Critical Notices: "Critical notices should be defined to pertain
to information on transportation service provider conditions that affect
scheduling or adversely affect scheduled gas flow." NAESB Definition
1.12 Cubic Foot: The volume of gas which occupies one cubic foot of
space when held at a base temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60F)
and a base pressure of 14.73 psia.
1.12a Daily Allocation: the term used to describe the process where
the allocating party performs the allocation process following each gas
day. NAESB Definition 2.2.5.
1.13 Dekatherm ("Dth"): "The standard quantity for nominations,
confirmation and scheduling is dekatherms per gas day in the United
States, gigajoules per gas day in Canada and gigacalories per gas day in
Mexico. (For reference 1 dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu's; 1 gigajoule =
1,000,000,000 joules; and 1 gigacalorie = 1,000,000,000 calories.) For
commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor between dekatherms
and gigajoules is 1.055056 gigajoules per dekatherm and between
dekatherms and gigacalories is 0.251996 gigacalories per dekatherm. The
standard Btu is the International Btu, which is also called the Btu(IT);
the standard joule is the joule specified in the SI system of units."
NAESB Standard 1.3.14. For purposes of this Tariff and associated
Service Agreements, MMBtu and Dth are synonymous.
1.14 Delivering Pipeline: Northwest Pipeline GP or successor company
delivering into Transporter's pipeline.
1.15 Delivery Point Operator: The entity which operates a delivery
point on Transporter's pipeline.
1.16 Designated Site: An Internet address designated by Transporter.