Empire Pipeline, Inc.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 100 Original Sheet No. 100
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITION OF TERMS
1.1 "Agreement" shall mean the Service Agreement executed by the
Shipper and Transporter and any exhibits, attachments and/or
1.2 "Annual Billing Period" as used in Sections 4.9(d) and 10.3(e),
shall have the meaning set forth in Section 4.9(d) of these
General Terms and Conditions.
1.3 "Annual Firm Shipper" shall mean an FT Shipper subject to the
Year-Round Reservation Charge, pursuant to Section 3.5 of the FT
1.4 "Backhaul" shall mean the receipt and delivery of Gas which is
accomplished by the Transporter's delivery of Gas at Point(s) of
Delivery of Transporter which is or are upstream from its
Point(s) of Receipt of such Gas.
1.5 "BTU" shall mean one (1) British thermal unit, the amount of
heat required to raise the temperature of one (1) pound of water
one degree (1) Fahrenheit at sixty degrees (60) Fahrenheit. (BTU
is measured on a dry basis at 14.73 psia.)
1.6 "Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding
Federal Banking Holidays for transactions in the U.S., and
similar holidays for transactions occurring in Canada and
1.7 "Central Clock Time" shall mean the clock time, daylight savings
or standard, as observed in Houston, Texas.
1.8 "Commission" shall mean the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
or any successor regulatory authority having jurisdiction.
1.9 "Compressor Fuel" shall mean Gas used in the operation of
Transporter's compressor station located in Oakfield, New York.
1.10 "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