Midwestern Gas Transmission Company
SECOND REVISED VOLUME NO. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/2001, Docket: RP01-338-000, Status: Effective
Fifth Revised Sheet No. 54 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 54 : Effective
Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 54
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
11. The term "Dekatherm" or "dth" shall mean 1,000,000 Btu's. 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; and 1 gigajoule; and one
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.
12. The term "Eligible Receipt Point" or "Eligible Delivery Point" shall mean any
point covered by a Balancing Agreement, or any other point that Transporter
consents to becoming an Eligible Receipt or Delivery Point.
13. The term "Implementation Date" shall mean September 1, 1993.
14. The term "long term firm service agreement" shall mean a firm transportation
agreement with a term of more than one year.
15. The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.
16. The term "month" shall mean the period beginning at 9:00 A.M. CCT on the first
day of the calendar month and ending at 9:00 A.M. CCT on the first day of the
next succeeding calendar month.
17. The term "Monthly Cash Out" shall mean payment pursuant to Section 6 of
Transporter's LMS-MA or LMS-PA Rate Schedules.
18. As stated in GISB Standard 1.2.6 (Version 1.4), the term "Operational Flow
Order(s)" or "OFO" is an order issued to alleviate conditions, inter alia,
which threaten or could threaten the safe operations or system integrity, of
the transportation service provider's system or to maintain operations required
to provide efficient and reliable firm service. Whenever a transportation
service provider experiences these conditions, any pertinent order should be
referred to as an Operational Flow Order.
19. The term "Release Quantity" shall mean the maximum quantity that a Shipper
releases under Article XXI of Transporter's General Terms and Conditions,
whether for temporary or permanent assignment.