Portland General Electric Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/07/2006, Docket: RP06-429-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 24 Second Revised Sheet No. 24 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 24
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.8 Confirming Party: "A Confirming Party is a Service Provider
(including a Point Operator) which provides a confirmation for a quantity
of gas via the information outlined in NAESB WGQ Standard 1.4.4 to another
Service Provider (the Confirmation Requester) with respect to a
nomination at a location." NAESB WGQ Standard 1.2.9.
1.9 Confirming Parties: "The term Confirming Parties refers to the
Confirmation Requester and the Confirming Party." NAESB WGQ Standard
1.10 Confirmation by Exception: "Confirmation by Exception ("CBE")
means that the Confirming Parties agree that one party deems that all
requests at a location are confirmed by the other party (the CBE party)
without response communication from that party. The CBE party can take
exception to the request by so informing the other party within a
mutually agreed upon time frame." NAESB WGQ Standard 1.2.11.
1.11 Critical Notices: "Critical notices should be defined to pertain
to information on transportation service provider conditions that affect
scheduling or adversely affect scheduled gas flow." NAESB WGQ Standard
1.12 Cubic Foot: The volume of gas which occupies one cubic foot of
space when held at a base temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60F)
and a base pressure of 14.73 psia.
1.13 Daily Allocation: The term used to describe the process where
the Allocating Party performs the allocation process following each
gas day. NAESB WGQ Standard 2.2.5.
1.14 Dekatherm ("Dth"): "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; 1 gigajoule =
1,000,000,000 joules; 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."
NAESB Standard 1.3.14. For purposes of this Tariff and associated Service
Agreements, MMBtu and Dth are synonymous.
1.15 Delivering Pipeline: A pipeline from which gas is received at a
1.16 Delivery Point Operator: The entity which operates a delivery
point on Transporter’s pipeline.
1.17 Designated Site: An Internet address designated by Transporter.
1.18 Elapsed Prorata Capacity: That portion of the capacity that would
have theoretically been available for use prior to the effective time
of the intraday recall based upon a cumulative uniform hourly use of
the capacity. NAESB WGQ Standard 5.2.3.