MidContinent Express Pipeline LLC

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

Original Sheet No. 139 Original Sheet No. 139

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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(e) The standard quantity for nominations,

confirmation and scheduling is dekatherms per Day in the United

States, gigajoules per Day in Canada and gigacalories per Day in

Mexico. (For reference, 1 dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btus; 1 gigajoule =

1,000,000,000 joules; and 1 gigacalorie = 1,000,000,000 calories.)

For commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor between

dekatherms and gigajoules is 1.055056 gigajoules per dekatherm and

between dekatherms and gigacalories is 0.251996 gigacalories per

dekatherm. The standard Btu is the International Btu, which is also

called the Btu (IT); the standard joule is the joule specified in the

SI system of units. The International Btu is specified for use in

the Gas measurement standards of the American Gas Association, the

American Petroleum Institute, the Gas Processors Association and the

American Society for Testing Materials. For non-commercial purposes,

these associations note that the exact conversion factor is

1.05505585262 gigajoules per dekatherm.

 

6.2 STANDARD NOMINATION CYCLES

 

MEP supports the following standard nomination cycles:

 

(a) The Timely Nomination Cycle: 11:30 a.m. for

nominations leaving control of the nomination party; 11:45 a.m. for

receipt of nominations by MEP; noon to send Quick Response; 3:30 p.m.

for receipt of completed confirmations by MEP from upstream and

downstream connected parties; 4:30 p.m. for receipt of scheduled

quantities by Shipper and point operator (central clock time on the

Day prior to flow).

 

(b) The Evening Nomination Cycle: 6:00 p.m. for

nominations leaving control of the nominating party; 6:15 p.m. for

receipt of nominations by MEP; 6:30 p.m. to send Quick Response; 9:00

p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by MEP from upstream and

downstream connected parties; 10:00 p.m. for MEP to provide scheduled

quantities to affected Shippers and point operators, and to provide

scheduled quantities to bumped parties (notice to bumped parties),

(central clock time on the Day prior to flow).