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

 

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

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

are due.

 

(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.