Gulf States Transmission Corporation
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 07/01/2000, Docket: RP00-352-000, Status: Effective
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 36 Fourth Revised Sheet No. 36 : Effective
Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 36
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following General Terms and Conditions apply to all transportation of
natural gas by Transporter under its rate schedules on file with and subject
to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The following terms shall have the meaning defined below:
(a) "Acquiring Shipper" - Any Shipper that acquires firm released capacity
from a Releasing Shipper.
(b) "Bidding Period" - That period of time that released firm capacity is
posted on Transporter's Interactive Internet Website during which
Shippers may bid on capacity.
(c) "Bidding Shipper" - Any Shipper that is qualified to bid for capacity
through Transporter's Interactive Internet Website.
(d) "British Thermal Unit" (Btu) - The amount of heat required to raise the
temperature of one (1) pound of water 10ø Fahrenheit at 60ø Fahrenheit at
a constant pressure of 14.73 psia.
(e) "Business Day" - Monday through Friday, excluding Federal Banking
holidays for transactions in the U.S., and similar holidays for
transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico.
(f) "Dekatherm" (dt) - The quantity of heat energy which is 1,000,000 British
(g) "Equivalent Quantity" - The quantity of gas measured in Mcf received by
Transporter at the Point of Receipt during any given period of time,
adjusted for any variations in Btu Content, it being the intent of the
parties that the volumes of gas redelivered hereunder be the thermal
equivalent of the volumes of gas received at the Point(s) of Receipt for
delivery at the Point(s) of Delivery.
(h) "Gas Day" - Standard time for the gas day should be 9 a.m. to 9 a.m.
(central clock time).