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
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.