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.




2.1 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: