Dauphin Island Gathering Partners

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Effective Date: 12/23/1997, Docket: CP97-300-002, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 102 Original Sheet No. 102 : Effective







The following terms, when used in this Tariff, these General

Terms and Conditions, or in a Transportation Service Agreement

executed for service under a Rate Schedule contained in this

Tariff, shall have the following meanings:


(a) The "Bid Period" shall mean the length of time commencing

with the posting of an Offer, pursuant to Section 19.9, and

terminating at 2:00 p.m. CCT the day before nominations are



(b) The terms "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the

amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one

avoirdupois pound of pure water from 58-1/2 to 59-1/2

degrees Fahrenheit at a constant pressure of 14.73 psia.

For reporting purposes, Btu conversion factors should be

reported to not less than three decimal places. The

standard Btu is the International Btu, which is also called

Btu(IT); the standard joule is the joule specified in the

SI system of units.


(c) The term "Business Day" shall mean Monday through Friday,

excluding Federal Banking Holidays for transactions in the

U.S., and similar Holidays for transactions occurring in

Canada and Mexico.


(d) The terms "Central Clock Time" or "CCT" shall mean central

daylight time when daylight savings time is in effect and

central standard time when daylight savings time is not in



(e) The term "day" shall mean a period of twenty four

consecutive hours, beginning and ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT.


(f) The terms "Dekatherm" or "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 which contains one dekatherm of heat

energy. The standard quantity for measurement,

nominations, confirmations, scheduling, allocations and

billing is Dekatherms per gas day in the United States and

Gigajoules per gas day in Canada. (For reference 1

Dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btu; and 1 Gigajoule = 1,000,000,000

joules.) For commercial purposes, the standard conversion

factor between Dekatherms and Gigajoules is 1.055056

Gigajoules per Dekatherm.