Midcoast Interstate Transmission, Inc.
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/01/1997, Docket: GT97- 71-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 72 First Revised Sheet No. 72 : Effective
Superseding: ORIGINAL SHEET NO. 72
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
pressure of thirty-three hundredths (.33) pounds per
square inch above an assumed atmospheric pressure of
fourteen and four tenths (14.4) pounds per square inch
(fourteen and seventy-three hundredths (14.73) pounds per
square inch absolute).
1.9 The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.
1.10 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
1.11 The term "dekatherm" or "dth", shall mean the quantity of
heat energy which is 1,000,000 British thermal units.
1.12 The term "total heating value", when applied to a cubic
foot of gas, means the number of British thermal units
produced by the complete combustion with air, at a constant
pressure, of one anhydrous (dry) cubic foot of gas at a
pressure of 14.73 psia and a temperature of 60 degrees
Fahrenheit when the products of combustion are cooled to
the initial temperature of the gas and air, and when the
water formed by combustion is condensed to the liquid
1.13 The term "load factor" for any given period of time shall
mean the percentage obtained by dividing the amount of the
average daily dth delivery of gas during said period by the
contracted demand during said period.
1.14 The term "contract demand", shall mean the quantity of
natural gas specified in such contract which Transporter
obligates itself to be ready to transport each billing day
on behalf of Shipper, and shall equal the sum of the MDQs
at all Primary Delivery Points under the contract.
1.15 The term "Maximum Daily Quantity," or "MDQ" where used
herein or in a gas transportation contract shall mean the
maximum daily quantity of natural gas that Transporter
shall be obligated to deliver to Shipper at a particular
Delivery Point each billing day or the maximum daily
quantity of gas, exclusive of fuel and losses that