Kern River Gas Transmission Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/01/2005, Docket: RP05-456-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 73 First Revised Sheet No. 73 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 73

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

1. DEFINITION OF TERMS (Continued)

 

1.5 Cubic Foot: the Quantity of Gas which occupies one Cubic Foot

when such Gas is at a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and at

a pressure of 14.73 dry pounds per square inch absolute (Psia).

 

1.6 Day: "Standard time for the gas day should be 9 a.m. to 9 a.m.

(central clock time)." NAESB WGQ 1.3.1.

 

1.7 Dekatherm or 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. The

International Btu is specified for use in the gas measurement

standards of the American Gas Association, the American Petroleum

Institute, the Gas Processors Association and the American Society

for Testing Materials. For non-commercial purposes, these

associations note that the exact conversion factor is

1.05505585262 Gigajoules per Dekatherm." NAESB WGQ 1.3.14.