Mississippi River Transmission Corp.
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1998, Docket: RP99- 67-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 71 Third Revised Sheet No. 71 : Superseded
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 71
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.16 The term "fuel use and loss" shall mean a thermal quantity,
expressed as a percent, of all gas received by MRT into its system which
is used in the operation of MRT's pipeline system, which includes any lost
or unaccounted for gas and, when applicable, any processing reduction.
1.17 The term "gas" shall mean natural gas as produced in its natural
state, gas synthesized or manufactured from oil, naphtha, coal or any other
material that meets the quality standards contained herein.
1.18 The term "GISB Standards" shall mean those standards relating to
business practices and electronic communications promulgated by the Gas
Industry Standards Board ("GISB"), as adopted and codified by the
Commission in its regulations.
1.19 The term "Intermediate Delivery Point" shall mean the point or
points on MRT's system, excluding storage, upstream of Customer's Primary
Delivery Point(s) to which MRT agrees to deliver gas transported for the
account of Customer so long as Customer agrees to redeliver those gas
quantities into the MRT system for ultimate delivery to Customer.
1.20 The term "Maximum Daily Withdrawal Quantity (MDWQ)" shall mean
the maximum quantity of gas, as stated in an FSS Agreement, that MRT is
obligated to withdraw from storage for a Rate Schedule FSS Customer on
1.21 The term "Mcf" shall mean one thousand (1,000) cubic feet of gas.
1.22 The term "MDQ" shall mean the maximum daily quantity of gas which
MRT is to deliver to Customer at each delivery point or in the aggregate,
in accordance with the terms of a Service Agreement.
1.23 The term "MMBtu" shall mean one million (1,000,000) Btu. All
references to MMBtu shall be deemed to mean Dth.
1.24 A "month" shall be a period of one calendar month commencing at
nine o'clock (9:00) a.m. CT on the first day of such month.
1.25 The term "MRT" shall mean Mississippi River Transmission
1.26 The term "OBA" shall mean a contract between two parties which
specifies the procedures to manage operating variances at an interconnect
(See Table of Contents listing location of MRT's Operational Balancing
1.27 The term "Operational Flow Order" shall mean an order issued to
alleviate conditions, inter alia, which threaten or could threaten the safe
operations or system integrity of MRT's system or to maintain operations
required to provide efficient and reliable firm service. Whenever MRT
experiences these conditions, any pertinent order should be referred to as
an "Operational Flow Order".