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

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

"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

Docket No.CP96-809.

 

"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

Mexico.

 

"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

Conditions.

 

"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.