Viking Gas Transmission Company

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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-807-000, Status: Effective

Fourteenth Revised Sheet No. 40 Fourteenth Revised Sheet No. 40

Superseding: Thirteenth Revised Sheet No. 40

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

Except where the context expressly states another meaning, the following terms when

used in this Tariff and in any Transportation Agreement incorporating this Tariff,

shall be construed to have the following meanings:

 

o The term "Agreement" shall mean an executed agreement, including Transportation

Agreement, for service under any of Company's existing rate schedules.

 

o The terms "Balancing Party" or "Balancing Parties" shall mean person(s) or

entity(s) who have executed an OBA in the form set forth on Company's Web Site

(www.vgt.oneokpartners.com) under Customer Activities or in a form acceptable to

Company and who satisfy the requirements of Subsection 1(a) of Rate Schedule LMS.

 

o The term "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the amount of heat required

to raise the temperature of one (1) pound of water one (1) degree Fahrenheit at

the standard pressure of 14.73 dry psia at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. [2.3.9/v1.3]

 

o The term "Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding Federal

Banking Holidays for transactions in the United States and similar holidays for

transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico. [3.2.1]

 

o The term "Category 1 Rates" shall mean those rates shown on the applicable Rate

Sheet of this Tariff applicable to Firm Transportation Agreements under Rate

Schedule FT-A with a term of less than three (3) years.

 

o The term "Category 2 Rates" shall mean those rates shown on the applicable Rate

Sheet of this Tariff applicable to Firm Transportation Agreements under Rate

Schedule FT-A with a term of three (3) years to less than five (5) years.

 

o The term "Category 3 Rates" shall mean those rates shown on the applicable Rate

Sheet of this Tariff applicable to Firm Transportation Agreements under Rate

Schedule FT-A with a term of five (5) years or more.

 

o The term "Company" shall mean Viking Gas Transmission Company, a "Service

Provider" pursuant to NAESB WGQ Standards.

 

o The term "cubic foot" shall mean the quantity of gas that occupies one (1) cubic

foot when such gas is at a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and at a

pressure of .33 pounds per square inch above an assumed atmospheric pressure of

14.44 pounds per square inch (14.73 pounds per square inch absolute).

 

o The term "Customer" shall be defined as any person, including Shipper, who has

executed an agreement with Company under any of Company's rate schedules

contained in this Tariff.