Northern Natural Gas Company
Fifth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 02/25/2006, Docket: RP06-185-000, Status: Effective
Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 204 Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 204 : Effective
Superseding: Sub Eleventh Revised Sheet No. 204
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Former SF Customer. The term "former SF customer" shall mean a
customer which is required by Order No. 636 et seq., to convert its SF
service to TF service.
Fuel. The term "Fuel" shall mean the volume of gas used for fuel, use,
lost and unaccounted for.
Gas. The term "gas" shall mean natural gas, manufactured gas,
propane-air gas or any mixture of hydrocarbons or of hydrocarbons and
non-combustible gases, in a gaseous state, consisting predominantly of
methane determined on a MMBtu basis.
Gas Day. The term "gas day" shall mean a period of twenty-four (24)
consecutive hours, beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. central clock
Global Settlement. The Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement filed
May 7, 1993 in Docket Nos. RS92-8, RP92-1, et al.
GS Customers. Grandfathered GS Customers are those eligible for service
under Rate Schedule GS-T who were GS sales customers as of May 18, 1992, as
stated on Appendix C to the Global Settlement and found on Sheet
No. 510 of this tariff.
Gulf Coast. The term "Gulf Coast" will mean the geographical area located
offshore of the states of Texas and Louisiana.
Local Distribution Company. The term "Local Distribution Company" or "LDC"
shall mean any person, including a municipally owned/cooperative distribution
company, other than any interstate pipeline or intrastate pipeline, owning
pipeline facilities for, and engaged in the transportation or local distribution
of natural gas and the sale of natural gas for ultimate consumption.
Mainline Receipt Point. The term "Mainline Receipt Point" shall mean the
compressor station immediately downstream of gathering facilities or the outlet
of third party processing plants, or the interconnection with other pipelines.
Market Area. In describing the location of Northern's facilities, the term
"Market Area" shall mean the geographical area located north of the inlet to
Northern's Clifton Compressor Station in Clay County, Kansas.
Mcf. The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.
MDQ. The term "MDQ" shall mean the total volume of natural gas Northern is
obligated to transport, under the terms of the applicable Rate Schedule, on a
daily basis from the Primary Receipt Points to the Primary Delivery Points.
Unless a Shipper has excess Receipt Point entitlements, Primary Receipt Point
entitlements and Primary Delivery Point entitlements shall equal.
MMBtu. The term "MMBtu" shall mean 1,000,000 Btu.
Month. The term "month" or "calendar month" shall mean the period beginning on
the first "gas day" of the calendar month following initial delivery and ending
on the first "gas day" of the next succeeding calendar month.