Dauphin Island Gathering Partners
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 03/16/1999, Docket: CP98- 6-003, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 110 Original Sheet No. 110 : Effective
The following terms, when used in this Tariff, these General Terms and Conditions, or in a
Transportation Service Agreement executed for service under a Rate Schedule contained in this
Tariff, shall have the following meanings:
(a) The "Bid Period" shall mean the length of time commencing with the posting of an Offer,
pursuant to Section 19.9, and terminating at 2:00 p.m. CCT the day before nominations
(b) The terms "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the amount of heat required to raise
the temperature of one avoirdupois pound of pure water from 58-1/2 to 59-1/2 degrees
Fahrenheit at a constant pressure of 14.73 psia. For reporting purposes, Btu conversion
factors should be reported to not less than three decimal places. The standard Btu is the
International Btu, which is also called Btu(IT); the standard joule is the joule specified in
the SI system of units.
(c) The term "Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding Federal Banking
Holidays for transactions in the U.S., and similar Holidays for transactions occurring in
Canada and Mexico.
(d) The terms "Central Clock Time" or "CCT" shall mean central daylight time when
daylight savings time is in effect and central standard time when daylight savings time is
not in effect.
(e) The term "day" shall mean a period of twenty four consecutive hours, beginning and
ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT.
(f) The terms "Dekatherm" or "Dth" shall mean the quantity of heat energy which is
equivalent to 1,000,000 British Thermal Units. One Dekatherm of gas shall mean the
quantity of gas which contains one dekatherm of heat energy. The standard quantity for
measurement, nominations, confirmations, scheduling, allocations and billing is
Dekatherms per gas day in the United States and Gigajoules per gas day in Canada. (For
reference 1 Dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu; and 1 Gigajoule = 1,000,000,000 joules.) For
commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor between Dekatherms and
Gigajoules is 1.055056 Gigajoules per Dekatherm.
(g) The term "Delivery Point" shall mean the point of delivery for quantities of gas to be
delivered by Transporter to Shipper, as described in the executed Transportation Service
Agreement between Shipper and Transporter.