National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 21-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 132 Original Sheet No. 132 : Superseded

 

 

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 following meanings:

 

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 trans-

portation customer of National. The term "Buyer" shall

include the term "Shipper."

 

1.3 The term "day" shall mean a period of twenty-four (24)

consecutive hours beginning and ending at 8:00 a.m. local time

(in the time zone in which the delivery of gas is made) or at

such other hour as Buyer and Seller shall agree upon.

 

1.4 The term "month" shall mean the period beginning at 8:00 a.m.

on the first day of the calendar month and ending at 8:00 a.m.

on the first day of the next succeeding calendar month, or at

such other hour as Buyer and Seller shall agree upon.

 

1.5 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.

 

1.6 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.

 

1.7 The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.

 

1.8 The term "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the amount

of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of

water 1 degree Fahrenheit at 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

1.9 The term "Dekatherm" or "Dth" shall mean the quantity of heat

energy which is equal to 1,000,000 Btu's.