North Baja Pipeline, LLC

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/12/2002, Docket: RP02-363-000, Status: Effective

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





1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)


1.8 Dekatherm: The term "Dekatherm" or "Dth" is the quantity of heat

energy equivalent to one million (1,000,000) British Thermal Units

(MMBtu). Dth is the standard quantity for Nominations,

Confirmations and Scheduled Quantities in the United States. For

purposes of this tariff and associated Service Agreements, the

terms MMBtu and Dth are synonymous.


1.9 Btu: The term "Btu" shall mean British Thermal Unit. The term

"MMBtu" shall mean one million (1,000,000) British Thermal Units.

The reporting basis for Btu shall be standardized as 14.73 dry

psia and 60 degrees (60() Fahrenheit (101.325 kPa and 15.6 degrees



1.10 Gross Heating Value. The term "gross heating value" shall mean

the number of Btus in a cubic foot of gas at a temperature of

sixty degrees (60() Fahrenheit, saturated with water vapor, and at

an absolute pressure equivalent to thirty (30) inches of mercury

at thirty-two degrees (32() Fahrenheit.


1.11 Psig. The term "psig" shall mean pounds per square inch gauge.


1.12 Releasing Shipper: A firm transportation Shipper that intends to

post its service to be released to a Replacement Shipper, has

posted the service for release, or has released its service.


1.13 Replacement Shipper: A Shipper that has contracted to utilize a

Releasing Shipper's service for a specified period of time.


1.14 Posting Period: The period of time during which a Releasing

Shipper may post, or have posted by the pipeline, all or a part of

its service for release to a Replacement Shipper.


1.15 Release Term: The period of time during which a Releasing Shipper

intends to release, or has released all or a portion of its

contracted quantity of service to a Replacement Shipper.


1.16 Bid Period: The period of time during which a Replacement Shipper

may bid to contract for a parcel which has been posted for release

by a Releasing Shipper.