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

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

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

due.

 

(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

service level.

 

(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

energy.