Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation
Sixth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 09/23/1999, Docket: RP99-480-000, Status: Effective
Sixth Revised Sheet No. 434 Sixth Revised Sheet No. 434 : Effective
Superseding: Fifth Revised Sheet No. 434
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas; provided, however, that the term
"Mcf" as used in service agreements executed on or before December 31, 1973, shall be
equivalent to 1.038089796 dekatherms.
The term "month" shall mean the period beginning at 9:00 a.m. CT or the hour otherwise
agreed upon by Customer and Pipeline on the first "day" of the calendar month and
ending at the same hour on the first "day" of the next succeeding calendar month.
The term "natural gas" or "gas" shall mean either natural gas unmixed, or any mixture
of natural and artificial gas.
1.25A The term "negotiated rate" shall mean a rate or rate formula mutually agreed upon by
Pipeline and Customer pursuant to Section 29 of the General Terms and Conditions with
respect to rates, rate components, charges, or credits differing from the otherwise
applicable recourse rate. The negotiated rate may be less than, equal to, or greater
than the maximum recourse rate; shall not be less than the minimum tariff rate; may be
a rate design other than the straight fixed-variable; and may include a minimum
The term "nomination period" shall mean a period of time Customer includes in a
nomination for gas service. All nominations should include Customer defined begin and
end dates, provided the nomination begin and end dates are within the term of
Customer's contract. To the extent Customer desires to change its nomination for any
day(s) within the nomination period, Customer must submit a new nomination for such
The term "intra-day nomination" shall mean (i) a nomination received during gas day for
the same day of gas flow, and (ii) a nomination received after the nominations deadline
for the following gas day.
The term "`no-notice' service" shall mean (a) for purposes of Rate Schedule CDS or SCT
the right of Customer upon advising Pipeline to increase or decrease deliveries out of
Pipeline's system without matching changes to receipts into Pipeline's system for up to
two (2) business days or schedule pre-injection into Pipeline's system without matching
changes to deliveries out of Pipeline's system for up to two (2) business days or (b)
for purposes of Rate Schedule SS-1, FSS-1 or ISS-1 the right of Customer, upon advising
Pipeline, to increase or decrease deliveries at any time.
The term "Open-access Rate Schedules" shall mean Pipeline's Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1,
SCT, PTI, IT-1, LLFT, LLIT, VKFT, VKIT, SS-1, FSS-1, ISS-1 and TABS-1, TABS-2 and MBA.
The term "Operational Segment Capacity Entitlement" for purposes of Rate Schedules CDS,
FT-1 and SCT shall be as set forth in the LINK® System pursuant to Section 9 of the
General Terms and Conditions.
The term "Penn-Jersey Summer Capacity Factor" as used in the FTS-4 Service Agreement
shall be equal to .9183 during the period beginning April 1 of each calendar year and
continuing through November 14 of that year for quantities of gas received at the Leidy
Point of Receipt for Customer's account.
The term "Pipeline" refers to Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation in its role as a
provider of transportation and storage services.
The term "Preferential Capacity" for purposes of Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1 and SCT shall
be as determined in accordance with Section 9 of the General Terms and Conditions.
The term "quantity of gas" shall mean the number of units of gasexpressed in dekatherms
unless otherwise specified.
The term "recourse rate" shall mean the rates (other than a negotiated rate as defined
in Section 1.25A) applicable to Part 284 services as effective from time to time.