Nora Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-105-001, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 101 First Revised Sheet No. 101 : Superseded
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 101
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Except where the context otherwise indicates another or different
meaning or intent, the following terms, when used herein or in any
agreement incorporating these General Terms and Conditions, are
intended and used and shall be construed to have meanings as follows:
(a) The term "Bidder" shall mean a party submitting a bid to
Pipeline's electronic communication system for released capacity.
(b) The term "British Thermal Unit" (Btu) shall mean the amount of
heat required to raise the temperature of one (1) pound of water
one degree (1 degree) Fahrenheit at sixty degrees (60 degrees)
Fahrenheit. For reporting purposes, BTU conversion factors shall
be reported to not less than 3 decimal places and Pressure Base
conversion factors shall be reported to not less than 6 decimal
places. For calculation purposes, not less than 6 decimal places
shall be used for both conversion factors.
(c) The term "business day" shall mean Monday through Friday,
excluding Federal Banking Holidays for transactions
in the U.S., and similar holidays for transactions in occurring
in Canada and Mexico.
(d) The term "central clock time" (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.
(e) The term "contract year" as used in Rate Schedule FTS shall mean
a consecutive twelve (12) month period beginning each December
1 and ending each November 30.
(f) The term "day" or "gas Day" shall mean a period of twenty-four
(24) consecutive hours beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT.
(g) The term "Dekatherm" (dth) shall mean the quantity of heat energy
which is equivalent to 1,000,000 British Thermal Units. One (1)
"dekatherm" of gas shall mean the quantity of gas which contains
one (1) dekatherm of heat energy.
(h) The term "EDI" shall mean electronic data interchange as defined
by the then-effective standards established by the Gas Industry
Standards Board and approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory
(i) The term "FERC" or "Commission" shall mean the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission or any successor governmental agency.