Steckman Ridge, LP

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/2009, Docket: RP09-389-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 201 Original Sheet No. 201

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

"Accelerated Injections" shall mean an hourly flow rate in excess of

1/24 th of the MDIQ or MDRO specified in Exhibit B to Customer's Firm

Storage Service Agreement, Customer's Interruptible Storage Service

Agreement or Exhibit B to Customer's Hub Services Agreement, as

applicable.

 

"Accelerated Withdrawals" shall mean an hourly flow rate in excess of

1/24 th of the MDWQ or MDDO specified in Exhibit B to Customer's Firm

Storage Service Agreement, Customer's Interruptible Storage Service

Agreement or Exhibit B to Customer's Hub Services Agreement, as

applicable.

 

"Btu" shall mean one British Thermal Unit, and shall be the quantity of

heat required to raise the temperature of one (1) pound of water from

fifty-eight and five-tenths degrees (58.5 degrees) to fifty-nine and

five-tenths degrees (59.5 degrees) Fahrenheit. The reporting basis for

Btu is 14.73 dry psia and 60 degrees F (101.325 kPa and 15 degrees C,

and dry).

 

"Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding Federal

Banking Holidays for transactions in the United States, and similar

holidays for transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico.

 

"Contract Year" shall mean the twelve (12) Month period beginning on the

date service under a Service Agreement commences and each subsequent

twelve Month period thereafter during the term of the Service Agreement.

 

"Critical Notices" shall mean information pertaining to Steckman Ridge's

conditions that affect scheduling or adversely affect scheduled Gas

flow.

 

"Cubic Foot of Gas" shall mean the volume of Gas that occupies one cubic

foot at a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, a pressure of 14.73

psia, and dry. Mcf means one thousand (1,000) cubic feet and MMcf means

one million (1,000,000) cubic feet.

 

"Customer" shall mean the party that executes a Service Agreement with

Steckman Ridge.

 

"Customer's Stored Gas" or "Gas Stored" shall mean the quantity of Gas

(stated in Dth) stored by Steckman Ridge for Customer's account.

 

"Customer's Transporter" shall mean the interconnected pipeline

delivering Customer's Gas to the Point of Receipt or the interconnected

pipeline receiving Customer's Gas at the Point of Delivery.

 

"Dekatherm" or "Dth" shall mean the quantity of heat energy which is

equivalent to 1,000,000 Btu. One "Dekatherm" of Gas means the quantity

of Gas which contains one dekatherm of heat energy.