MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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Effective Date: 04/10/2009, Docket: RP09-136-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 105 Original Sheet No. 105

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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1.17 FOUNDATION SHIPPER

 

"Foundation Shipper" shall mean a Shipper holding one or

more FTS Agreements utilized to support the initial certification of

the System which were entered into prior to the Commencement Date;

provided that, unless otherwise mutually agreed by MEP and the

Foundation Shipper, such Shipper must hold in the aggregate at least

500,000 Dth/d of firm capacity in Zone 1 and at least 300,000 Dth/d

of firm capacity in Zone 2 for a minimum term of 10 years under such

FTS Agreements.

 

1.18 FUEL GAS

 

"Fuel Gas" means the thermal equivalent of that volume

of Gas actually used or incurred by MEP (excluding fuel incurred on

Leased Capacity) to effect the transportation of Gas hereunder from

the Receipt Points to the Delivery Points. Consistent with Section

36 of these General Terms and Conditions, Booster Compression fuel

incurred by MEP shall be determined separately and is not included in

Fuel Gas.

 

1.19 GAS

 

"Gas" shall mean combustible hydrocarbon Gas.

 

1.20 HEATING VALUE

 

The term "heating value" shall mean the number of Btus

per cubic feet of Gas at the base condition of 14.73 psia 60 degrees

Fahrenheit dry. The Btu value will be determined utilizing the

complete actual composition of the Gas according to the methods in

GPA Standard 2172-96, titled "Calculation of Gross Heating Value,

Relative Density and Compressibility Factor for Natural Gas Mixtures

from Compositional Analysis," and corrected to the base conditions.

For reporting purposes, Btu conversion factors will be reported to

not less than three (3) decimal places and Pressure Base conversion

factors will be reported to not less than six (6) decimal places. For

calculation purposes, not less than six (6) decimal places will be

used for both conversion factors.