Crossroads Pipeline Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2001, Docket: RP02- 14-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 35 Original Sheet No. 35 : Superseded
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.9 "Dth (Dekatherm)" shall mean one million Btu. The standard quantity for nominations, confirmation
and scheduling is dekatherms per gas day in the United States, and gigajoules per gas day in Canada and
gigacalories per gas day in Mexico. (For reference 1 dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu's; and 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.
1.10 "Electronic Bulletin Board" and "EBB" shall mean Transporter's computerized system for the posting,
sending and receiving of notices and other communications under this Tariff.
1.11 "EDI" shall mean electronic data interchange as defined by the standards established by the GISB and
approved by the Commission, or Transporter defined data sets where no GISB standard exists.
1.12 “Elapsed-prorated-scheduled quantity” shall mean that portion of the scheduled quantity that would
have theoretically flowed up to the effective time of the intraday nomination being confirmed, based upon a
cumulative uniform hourly quantity for each nomination period affected.
1.13 "Electronic Measurement" shall mean that form of measurement consisting of flow computers or
computerized Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), electronic transducers, and associated power, data
communications, and other electronic equipment to accomplish the measurement of gas and transfer of data
without the use of charts or other paper Recordings.
1.14 “Electronic Notice Delivery” is the term used to describe the delivery of notices via Internet E-mail
1.15 "Gas Day" or "Day" shall mean a period of 24 consecutive hours, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Clock
Time, as adjusted for Daylight Savings Time, and the date of the Day shall be that of its beginning.
1.16 "General Terms and Conditions" shall mean the currently effective General Terms and Conditions set
forth in Volume No. 1 of this Tariff.
1.17 "Heating Value" shall mean the gross heating value on a dry basis, which is the number of British
thermal units produced by the complete combustion at constant pressure of the amount of dry gas (gas
containing no water vapor) that would occupy a volume of one Cubic Foot at 14.73 psia and 60° F with
combustion air at the same temperature and pressure as the gas, the products of combustion being cooled to
the initial temperature of the gas and air, and the water formed by combustion condensed to the liquid
1.18 ”Interconnecting Operator” shall mean the entity with physical control either upstream or downstream
of Transporter's facility.
1.19 “Intra-day nomination” shall mean a nomination submitted after the nomination deadline whose
effective time is no earlier than the beginning of the gas day and runs through the end of that gas day.