Portland Natural Gas Transmission System
Original Volume No.1
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Effective Date: 02/11/1999, Docket: CP96-248-009, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No.303 Original Sheet No.303 : Superseded
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
2.14 General Terms and Conditions: shall mean the General Terms and
Conditions of this Tariff, as they may be amended from time to time.
2.15 Intra-day Nomination: shall mean a Nomination submitted after the
deadline which effective time is no earlier than the beginning of the gas Day
and runs through the end of that gas Day. Intra-day Nominations may be used
to nominate new supply or market. Shippers receiving service under any of
Transporter's rate schedules may make Intra-day Nomination which can be used
to request increases or decreases in total flow, changes to Receipt Points, or
changes to Delivery Points of scheduled gas for less than one Day. Intra-day
Nominations shall be stated in daily quantities, indicating the revised total
flow for the 24 hour period commencing at 9:00 am Central Clock Time, and
shall include an effective date and time. Such Nominations do not replace the
remainder of a standing Nomination which may extend past that gas Day.
2.16 Maximum Contract Demand: shall mean the sum of the Receipt Point
Maximum Daily Quantity or Quantities, as set forth in an executed Gas
Transportation Contract under Rate Schedule FT.
2.17 Maximum Daily Quantity or "MDQ": shall mean the maximum number of
DTH (adjusted by the applicable Measurement Variance Quantity), specified in a
Gas Transportation Contract in accordance with one or more Rate Schedules
herein, that Transporter is obligated to transport Daily for Shipper to a
specified Delivery Point or from a specified Receipt Point.
2.18 Mcf: shall mean 1,000 Cubic Feet of Gas.
2.19 Measurement Variance Quantity: shall mean the product, rounded to
the nearest DTH, of the applicable Measurement Variance Factor and the Receipt
Point Scheduled Quantity in the case of a positive Measurement Variance
Factor, or the Delivery Point Scheduled Quantity in the case of a negative
Measurement Variance Factor.
2.20 Measurement Variance Factor: shall mean the applicable percentage,
determined on a Monthly basis pursuant to this Section 2.20, to account for
and recover lost and unaccounted-for gas on the System. The Monthly
percentages shall be within the minimum and maximum percentages set forth on
the currently effective Sheet No. 6 of this Tariff for the applicable Rate
Schedule. At least ten (10) days prior to the beginning of each Month,
Transporter will publish the Measurement Variance Factor via its electronic
bulletin board. The Monthly Measurement Variance Factor shall be calculated
in the following manner: