North Baja Pipeline, LLC
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/12/2002, Docket: RP02-363-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 102 Original Sheet No. 102 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.8 Dekatherm: The term "Dekatherm" or "Dth" is the quantity of heat
energy equivalent to one million (1,000,000) British Thermal Units
(MMBtu). Dth is the standard quantity for Nominations,
Confirmations and Scheduled Quantities in the United States. For
purposes of this tariff and associated Service Agreements, the
terms MMBtu and Dth are synonymous.
1.9 Btu: The term "Btu" shall mean British Thermal Unit. The term
"MMBtu" shall mean one million (1,000,000) British Thermal Units.
The reporting basis for Btu shall be standardized as 14.73 dry
psia and 60 degrees (60() Fahrenheit (101.325 kPa and 15.6 degrees
1.10 Gross Heating Value. The term "gross heating value" shall mean
the number of Btus in a cubic foot of gas at a temperature of
sixty degrees (60() Fahrenheit, saturated with water vapor, and at
an absolute pressure equivalent to thirty (30) inches of mercury
at thirty-two degrees (32() Fahrenheit.
1.11 Psig. The term "psig" shall mean pounds per square inch gauge.
1.12 Releasing Shipper: A firm transportation Shipper that intends to
post its service to be released to a Replacement Shipper, has
posted the service for release, or has released its service.
1.13 Replacement Shipper: A Shipper that has contracted to utilize a
Releasing Shipper's service for a specified period of time.
1.14 Posting Period: The period of time during which a Releasing
Shipper may post, or have posted by the pipeline, all or a part of
its service for release to a Replacement Shipper.
1.15 Release Term: The period of time during which a Releasing Shipper
intends to release, or has released all or a portion of its
contracted quantity of service to a Replacement Shipper.
1.16 Bid Period: The period of time during which a Replacement Shipper
may bid to contract for a parcel which has been posted for release
by a Releasing Shipper.