Midwestern Gas Transmission Company


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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97- 59-002, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 53 First Revised Sheet No. 53 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 53







Except where the context expressly states another meaning, the following terms when used

in this Tariff and in any service agreement incorporating this Tariff, shall be

construed to have the following meanings:


1. The term "Balancing Party" shall mean any person that has entered into a Balancing

Agreement with Transporter.


2. The term "Bidder" shall mean any person that submits a bid for released

transportation capacity pursuant to the terms of Article XXI of Transporter's

General Terms and Conditions.


3. The term "British thermal unit" or "Btu" shall mean the amount of heat required to

raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at a standard

pressure of 14.73 dry psia at 60 degrees Fahrenheit.


4. The term "business day" shall mean Monday through Friday, excluding Federal

Banking Holidays for transactions in the United States, and similar holidays for

transactions occurring in Canada and Mexico.


5. The terms "Central Clock Time" and "CCT" shall mean Central Daylight Time when

daylight savings time is in effect and Central Standard Time when daylight savings

time is not in effect.


6. The term "cubic foot" shall mean the quantity of gas that occupies one cubic foot

when such gas is at a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and at a pressure of

14.73 pounds per square inch absolute (psia).


7. The term "Daily Limit" shall mean the quantity specified in an Operational Flow

Order applicable to a receipt or delivery point.


8. The term "Daily Variance Charge" shall mean charges assessed pursuant to Section 4

of Transporter's LMS-MA or LMS-PA Rate Schedules.


9. The term "Daily Variance Tolerance" shall mean the amount by which a Balancing

Party can deviate from the Scheduled Quantities at a receipt or delivery point

without liability for a Daily Variance Charge, as set forth in Section 4 of

Transporter's LMS Rate Schedules.


10. The term "day" or "Gas Day" shall mean a period of twenty-four consecutive hours,

beginning and ending at 9:00 A.M. CCT.