Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company
FIFTH REVISED VOLUME NO. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/1999, Docket: RP99-412-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 302 Third Revised Sheet No. 302 : Effective
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 302
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I. DEFINITION OF TERMS
Except where the context expressly states another meaning, the following terms when used
in this tariff and in any gas sales contract, transportation contract or storage
contract incorporating said Tariff, shall be construed to have the following meanings:
1. The term "Seller" or "Transporter" shall mean Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company,
acting in its capacity as seller or transporter.
2. The term "Buyer" or "Shipper" shall mean any sales, transportation, storage or
other customer of Seller.
3. The term "day" or "Gas Day" shall mean a period of twenty-four consecutive hours,
beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. (Central Clock Time).
4. The term "month" shall mean the period beginning at 9:00 a.m. CCT on the first
calendar day of the calendar month and ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT on the first
calendar day of the next succeeding calendar month.
5. The term "year" shall mean a period of 365 consecutive days beginning on the date
natural gas is first delivered or is to be delivered under the gas sales,
transportation, storage or other contract, whichever is earlier, or on any
anniversary thereof; provided, however, that any such year which contains a date
of February 29 shall consist of 366 consecutive days.
6. The term "cubic foot" shall mean the volume of gas which occupies one (1) cubic
foot when such gas is at a temperature of sixty degrees (60 degrees) Fahrenheit,
and at a pressure of thirty-three hundredths (.33) pounds per square inch above an
assumed atmospheric pressure of fourteen and four tenths (14.4) pounds per square
inch (fourteen and seventy-three hundredths (14.73) pounds per square inch
7. The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.
8. The term "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the amount of heat required to
raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at a standard
pressure of 14.73 dry psia at 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
9. The term "Dekatherm" or "Dth", shall mean the quantity of heat energy which is
1,000,000 British thermal units. The standard quantity for nominations,
confirmation and scheduling is Dekatherms per Gas Day in the United States,
Gigajoules per Gas Day in Canada, and Gigacalories per gas day in Mexico. (For
reference 1 Dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu's; and 1 Gigajoule; and 1 Gigacalorie =
1,000,000,000 calories.) For commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor
between Dekatherms and Gigajoules is 1.055056 Gigajoules per Dekatherm and between
Dekatherms and Gigacalories is 0.251996 Gigacalories per Dekatherm. The standard
Btu is the International Btu, which is also called the Btu (IT); the standard
joule is the joule specified in the SI system of units.