Freebird Gas Storage, L.L.C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/01/2008, Docket: RP08-304-002, Status: Effective
Substitute Original Sheet No. 101 Substitute Original Sheet No. 101
Superseding: Superseding Original Sheet No. 101
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These General Terms and Conditions shall apply to all Gas services rendered by
Freebird under any Service Agreement, including, but not limited to, service
under Rate Schedules FSS, ISS, IPS, ILS, and IBS, provided that in the event
of any inconsistency the terms of the Rate Schedules shall
2.1 Reserved for Future use.
2.2 "Btu" means one British Thermal Unit, and shall be the quantity of heat
required to raise the temperature of one (1) pound of water from fifty-eight
and five-tenths degrees (58.5 degrees) to fifty-nine and five-tenths degrees
(59.5 degrees) Fahrenheit. The reporting basis for Btu is 14.73 psia and 60
degrees F (101.325 kPa and 15 degrees C, and dry).
2.3 "Business Day" means Monday through Friday, excluding Federal Banking
Holidays in the United States.
2.4 "Central Clock Time" or "CCT" means central daylight time when daylight
savings time is in effect and central standard time when daylight savings time
is not in effect.
2.5 "Contract Year" means the twelve (12) month period beginning on the date
storage service under a Service Agreement commences and each subsequent twelve
(12) month period thereafter during the term of the Service
2.6 "Credit Support Provider" means a party providing a guarantee in favor of
Freebird as the beneficiary thereof, in a form acceptable to Freebird in its
sole but reasonable judgment, securing the obligations of Shipper under one or
more Service Agreements.
2.7 "Critical Notices" mean information pertaining to Freebird conditions that
affect scheduling or adversely affect scheduled Gas flow.
2.8 "Cubic foot of Gas" equals the volume of Gas that occupies one cubic foot
at a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, a pressure of 14.73 psia, and dry.
2.9 "Day" or "Gas Day" means a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive hours,
beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT. Standard time for the Gas Day is 9 a.m.
to 9 a.m. (Central Clock Time).
2.10 "Dekatherm" ("Dth") means the quantity of heat energy which is equivalent
to 1,000,000 Btu. One "Dekatherm" of Gas means the quantity of Gas which
contains one Dekatherm of heat energy.