Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/2010, Docket: RP10-948-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 205 Third Revised Sheet No. 205
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 205
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
"Backhaul" shall mean movement of gas from a Point of
Receipt to a Point of Delivery such that the contractual
direction of movement on the mainline is at all times and
at all points along the path in a direction opposite to the
design flow of gas in the pipeline.
"Backstop Agreement" shall mean (i) that certain Agreement
for Purchase of Unsubscribed Firm Capacity and Rate
Agreement for Rate Schedule MN365 dated June 26, 1998,
between Pipeline and Mobil Natural Gas Inc. and (ii) that
certain Backstop Service Agreement for Rate Schedule MN365
dated June 26, 1998, between Pipeline and Mobil Natural Gas
Inc., both of which were filed on January 22, 1999 with the
Commission as part of Pipeline's amendment application in
"British thermal unit (Btu)" shall mean the amount of heat
required to raise the temperature of one avoirdupois pound
of pure water from 58.5° Fahrenheit to 59.5° Fahrenheit at
a constant pressure of 14.73 dry psia.
"Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday excluding
Federal Banking Holidays for transactions in the U.S. and
similar holidays for transactions occurring in Canada and
"Cash-out Party" shall mean any Customer or other
contractually liable entity who has an imbalance under any
agreement with Pipeline, which imbalance will be resolved
in accordance with Section 11 of the General Terms and
"Commission" and "FERC" shall mean the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission or any successor regulatory authority
having jurisdiction over Pipeline under the Natural Gas Act
or successor or replacement legislation.
"Company Use Gas" shall mean the amount of gas used for
fuel, including compressor and heater fuel; gas used for
maintenance; gas lost as a result of Force Majeure events,
the ownership of which cannot be reasonably identified; and
unaccounted for gas. Changes in Company Use Gas shall be
tracked pursuant to GT&C Section 20.
"Contract Path" shall mean the firm transportation path
defined by the daily contract capacity rights from the
Primary Point of Receipt to the Primary Point of Delivery.
"CT" shall mean Central Clock Time, which includes the
recognition of Daylight Savings Time, whereas "CST" shall
mean Central Standard Time.