National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation
Fourth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/1997, Docket: RP97-398-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 328 Original Sheet No. 328 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
Except where another meaning is expressly stated, the following terms
when used in this tariff and in any service agreement incorporating
this tariff, are intended and used and shall be construed to have the
1.1 The term "Seller" or "Transporter" shall mean National Fuel Gas
Supply Corporation ("National") acting in its capacity as a
seller or transporter of natural gas. The term "Seller" shall
include the term "Transporter".
1.2 The term "Buyer" or "Shipper" shall mean any sales or transporta-
tion customer of National. The term "Buyer" shall include the
1.3 The term "day" shall mean a period of twenty-four (24) consecu-
tive hours beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. central clock time.
1.4 The term "month" shall mean the period beginning at 9:00 a.m.
central clock time on the first day of the calendar month and
ending at 9:00 central clock time on the first day of the next
succeeding calendar month.
1.5 The term "business day" is defined as Monday through Friday,
excluding Federal Banking Holidays for transactions in the U.S.,
and similar holidays for transactions occurring in Canada and
1.6 The term "central clock time" shall mean the clock time, daylight
savings or standard, as observed in Houston, Texas.
1.7 The term "year" shall mean a period of 365 consecutive days
provided, however, that any year which contains the date
"February 29" shall consist of 366 consecutive days.
1.8 The term "cubic foot" shall mean the volume of natural gas which
occupies one cubic foot when such gas is at a temperature of 60
degrees Fahrenheit and at an absolute pressure of 14.73 pounds
per square inch.