B-R Pipeline Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/18/2009, Docket: RP09-521-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 24 Second Revised Sheet No. 24

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 24




1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)


1.8 Confirming Party: "A Confirming Party is a Service Provider

(including a Point Operator) which provides a confirmation for a quantity

of gas via the information outlined in NAESB Standard 1.4.4 to another

Service Provider (the Confirmation Requester) with respect to a

nomination at a location." NAESB Definition 1.2.9.


1.9 Confirming Parties: "The term Confirming Parties refers to the

Confirmation Requester and the Confirming Party." NAESB Definition



1.10 Confirmation by Exception: "Confirmation by Exception ("CBE")

means that the Confirming Parties agree that one party deems that all

requests at a location are confirmed by the other party (the CBE party)

without response communication from that party. The CBE party can take

exception to the request by so informing the other party within a

mutually agreed upon time frame." NAESB Definition 1.2.11.


1.11 Critical Notices: "Critical notices should be defined to pertain

to information on transportation service provider conditions that affect

scheduling or adversely affect scheduled gas flow." NAESB Definition



1.12 Cubic Foot: The volume of gas which occupies one cubic foot of

space when held at a base temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60F)

and a base pressure of 14.73 psia.


1.12a Daily Allocation: the term used to describe the process where

the allocating party performs the allocation process following each gas

day. NAESB Definition 2.2.5.


1.13 Dekatherm ("Dth"): "The standard quantity for nominations,

confirmation and scheduling is dekatherms per gas day in the United

States, gigajoules per gas day in Canada and gigacalories per gas day in

Mexico. (For reference 1 dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu's; 1 gigajoule =

1,000,000,000 joules; and 1 gigacalorie = 1,000,000,000 calories.) For

commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor between dekatherms

and gigajoules is 1.055056 gigajoules per dekatherm and between

dekatherms and gigacalories is 0.251996 gigacalories per dekatherm. The

standard Btu is the International Btu, which is also called the Btu(IT);

the standard joule is the joule specified in the SI system of units."

NAESB Standard 1.3.14. For purposes of this Tariff and associated

Service Agreements, MMBtu and Dth are synonymous.


1.14 Delivering Pipeline: Northwest Pipeline GP or successor company

delivering into Transporter's pipeline.


1.15 Delivery Point Operator: The entity which operates a delivery

point on Transporter's pipeline.


1.16 Designated Site: An Internet address designated by Transporter.