Black Marlin Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-454-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 201 Second Revised Sheet No. 201 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 201







1.1 The word "day" shall mean a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive

hours, beginning and ending at 9:00 o'clock a.m. Central Clock Time.


1.2 The word "month" shall mean a period extending from the beginning at

9:00 o'clock a.m. Central Clock Time of the first day in a calendar

month to the beginning of the first day in the next succeeding

calendar month.


1.3 The term "billing month" shall mean the month of service hereunder

which immediately precedes the month in which Transporter is

obligated to render a bill for such service.


1.4 The term "contract year" shall mean a period of twelve (12)

consecutive months from the first day of the month following the

date gas is first delivered.


1.5 The term "gas" shall mean natural gas, or any mixture of

hydrocarbons or of hydrocarbons and noncombustible gases, in a

gaseous state, consisting predominantly of methane, which meets the

quality specifications set forth herein, but shall specifically

exclude natural gas liquids existing in a free liquid state.


1.6 The term "cubic foot of gas" shall mean that quantity of gas which

occupies one (1) cubic foot when such gas is at a temperature of

sixty (60) degrees Fahrenheit and at a pressure of 14.73 pounds per

square inch absolute (14.73 psia) and corrected for deviation from

ideal gas behavior.


1.7 The term "Mcf" shall mean one thousand (1,000) cubic feet of gas and

shall be measured as set forth in Section 4 hereof.


1.7 (a) "NAESB" shall mean North American Energy Standards Board.