Crossroads Pipeline Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/02/1999, Docket: RP00- 59-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 27 First Revised Sheet No. 27 : Effective
Superseding: Substitute Original Sheet No. 27
absolute (14.73 p.s.i.a.) with air at the same temperature and
pressure as the gas, when the products of the combustion are
cooled to the initial temperature of the gas and air and when the
water formed by combustion is condensed to the liquid state.
1.10 The term "dekatherm" ("Dth") shall mean the quantity of heat
energy which is equivalent to 1,000,000 British Thermal Units.
One dekatherm of gas shall mean the quantity of gas that
contains one dekatherm of heat energy.
1.11 The term "psig" shall mean pounds per square inch gauge.
1.12 The term "Transportation" shall mean the receipt of gas at one or
more points and its delivery at one or more other points, which
may include the compression or transmission of gas or some
combination thereof. "Transportation" includes forward haul,
exchange, backhaul, displacement or any other actual or
constructive method of movement.
1.13 The term "Maximum Daily Quantity" ("MDQ") shall mean the maximum
quantity of gas specified for receipt and delivery in a day under
a Firm or Interruptible Service Agreement.
1.14 The term "Crossroads" and "Transporter" shall mean Crossroads
Pipeline Company or its successors.
1.15 The term "Shipper" shall mean the person that has executed a Firm
or Interruptible Transportation Service Agreement with Crossroads
for transportation service hereunder or, as the context may require,
any person requesting service hereunder.
1.16 The term "Commission" or "FERC" shall mean the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission or any successor regulatory agency.
1.17 The term "Thermal" or "Thermally Equivalent" shall mean an equal
number of Btu's.
1.18 The words "Business Day" shall mean any weekday, excluding federal
banking holidays in the United States and similar holidays in
Canada and Mexico.
1.19 "OBA Party" shall mean the entity that has executed an
Operational Balancing Agreement with Crossroads.
1.20 The term "Critical Notices" are those providing information
adversely affecting the scheduled flow of gas. System-wide
notices will have a separate category for notices that are not critical.
1.21 The term "Negotiated Rate" shall mean a rate or rate formula
mutually agreed upon by Transporter and Customer pursuant to
Section 39 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 straight fixed-variable; and may
include a minimum quantity.
1.22 The term "Recourse Rate" shall mean the rates (other than a
Negotiated Rate as defined in Section 1.21) applicable to
Part 284 services as effective from time to time.
2. QUALITY OF GAS
2.1 Quality Standards: The gas which Crossroads receives hereunder
from Shipper for transport (and the gas which Crossroads delivers
hereunder to Shipper) shall be merchantable gas of pipeline quality,
at all times complying with the following quality requirements: