Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/1999, Docket: RP99-410-001, Status: Effective
Substitute Third Revised Sheet No. 175 Substitute Third Revised Sheet No. 175 : Effective
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 175
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
Except where the context expressly states otherwise, the
following terms, when used in this FERC Gas Tariff, Second
Revised Volume No. 1 (Tariff), and any Rate Schedules and Service
Agreements incorporating said Tariff, shall be construed to have
the following meanings:
1.1 The term "Annual Delivery Quantity (ADQ)" means the
maximum firm quantity of natural gas in equivalent dkt, as
specified in Exhibit A to a Service Agreement, which Transporter
shall deliver on an annual basis for Shipper.
1.2 The term "Annual Receipt Quantity (ARQ)" means the maximum
firm quantity of natural gas in equivalent dkt, as specified in
Exhibit A to a Service Agreement, which Transporter shall receive
for transportation on an annual basis for Shipper.
1.3 The term "Btu" means "British thermal unit". The standard
Btu is the International Btu, which is also called the Btu(IT).
The international Btu is specified for use in the gas measurement
standards of the American Gas Association, the American Petroleum
Institute, the Gas Processors Association and the American
Society for Testing Materials.
1.4 The term "business day" means any day, Monday through
Friday, excluding federal banking holidays for transactions
occurring in the United States and similar holidays for
transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico.
1.5 The term "cubic foot" means the volume of gas which
occupies one cubic foot when such gas is at a temperature of 60
degrees Fahrenheit, and at a pressure of 14.73 psia.
1.6 The term "day" means a period of twenty-four consecutive
hours, beginning and ending at 9 a.m. Central Clock Time.
1.7 The term "dekatherm (dkt)" means the quantity of heat
energy which is equivalent to 1,000,000 Btu's. One "dekatherm"
of gas means the quantity of gas which contains one dekatherm of
heat energy. The total dekatherms are calculated by multiplying
the gas volume in Mcf by its total gross heating value, divided
by 1,000. The standard quantity for nominations, confirmation,
and scheduling is dekatherms per gas day in the United States.