Mississippi Canyon Gas Pipeline, LLC
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 03/01/1999, Docket: RP99-228-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 56 First Revised Sheet No. 56 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No.56
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms, when used in this Tariff, these General
Terms and Conditions, or in a Transportation Service
Agreement executed for service under a Rate Schedule
contained in this Tariff, shall have the following meanings:
(a) The "Bid Period" shall mean the length of
time commencing with the posting of an Offer,
pursuant to Section 19.9, and terminating at
2:00 p.m. CCT the day before nominations are
(b) The term "British thermal unit (Btu)" shall
mean the amount of heat required to raise the
temperature of one avoirdupois pound of pure
water from 58-1/2 to 59-1/2 degrees
Fahrenheit at a constant pressure of 14.73
psia. The standard Btu is the International
Btu, which is also called the Btu(IT).
(c) The term "bumping" shall mean that a shipper
with a higher priority transportation service
level will displace previously scheduled
volumes of a lower priority transportation
(d) The term "Business Day" shall mean Monday through
Friday, excluding Federal Banking Holidays for
transactions in the U.S., and similar holidays
for transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico.
(e) The term "Calendar Quarter" shall mean a
consecutive three (3) month period beginning on
one of the following dates: January 1, April 1,
July 1 or October 1.
(f) The term "Central Clock Time" and "CCT"
shall mean central daylight time when
daylight savings time is in effect and
central standard time when daylight savings
time is not in effect.
(g) The term "day" shall mean a period of twenty-
four consecutive hours, beginning and ending
at 9:00 a.m.CCT.
(h) The term "Dekatherm (Dth)" shall mean the
quantity of heat energy which is equivalent
to 1,000,000 British Thermal Units. One
"Dekatherm" of Gas shall mean the quantity of
gas which contains one dekatherm of heat