Northern Natural Gas Company
Fifth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2003, Docket: RP03-398-011, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 202 Second Revised Sheet No. 202 : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 202
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
Except where the context expressly states another meaning, the
following terms shall have the following meanings whenever used in
Alternate Receipt Point. The term "Alternate Receipt Point" shall
mean all other receipt points of Northern system other than those
defined as Primary Receipt Points.
Billing Day. The term "billing day" shall mean the period of
twenty-four (24) consecutive hours beginning at 9:00 a.m. central
clock time and ending at 9:00 a.m. central clock time the following
twenty-four (24) hour period.
Billing Month. The term "billing month" shall mean the period from
9:00 a.m. central clock time the 1st day of the calendar month to
9:00 a.m. central clock time the 1st day of the succeeding calendar
British Thermal Unit (Btu). The term "British thermal unit" ("Btu")
shall mean the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of
one pound of water from fifty-nine degrees Fahrenheit (59 F) to sixty
degrees Fahrenheit (60 F).
Business Day. The term "Business Day" shall mean Monday through
Friday, excluding Federal Banking Holidays.
Bypassing Small Customers. The term "Bypassing Small Customers"
shall mean Small Customers that have reduced their entitlement on
Nothern's system that is serving existing load and that thereafter
serve that existing load with incremental or new entitlement on
another pipeline. Entitlement shall refer to the total TF12 Base,
TF12 Variable, TF5, TFX of five months or longer and GST service that
is in effect at the time that any reduction is made.
Calendar Year. The term "calendar year" shall mean a period
beginning on the first day of January of each year and ending on the
first day of the succeeding January.
Central Clock Time (CCT). The term "central clock time" or "CCT"
shall mean Central Standard time throughout the year, as adjusted for
Central Daylight time.