Northern Natural Gas Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 02/25/2006, Docket: RP06-185-000, Status: Effective

Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 204 Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 204 : Effective

Superseding: Sub Eleventh Revised Sheet No. 204



Former SF Customer. The term "former SF customer" shall mean a

customer which is required by Order No. 636 et seq., to convert its SF

service to TF service.


Fuel. The term "Fuel" shall mean the volume of gas used for fuel, use,

lost and unaccounted for.


Gas. The term "gas" shall mean natural gas, manufactured gas,

propane-air gas or any mixture of hydrocarbons or of hydrocarbons and

non-combustible gases, in a gaseous state, consisting predominantly of

methane determined on a MMBtu basis.


Gas Day. The term "gas day" shall mean a period of twenty-four (24)

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



Global Settlement. The Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement filed

May 7, 1993 in Docket Nos. RS92-8, RP92-1, et al.


GS Customers. Grandfathered GS Customers are those eligible for service

under Rate Schedule GS-T who were GS sales customers as of May 18, 1992, as

stated on Appendix C to the Global Settlement and found on Sheet

No. 510 of this tariff.


Gulf Coast. The term "Gulf Coast" will mean the geographical area located

offshore of the states of Texas and Louisiana.


Local Distribution Company. The term "Local Distribution Company" or "LDC"

shall mean any person, including a municipally owned/cooperative distribution

company, other than any interstate pipeline or intrastate pipeline, owning

pipeline facilities for, and engaged in the transportation or local distribution

of natural gas and the sale of natural gas for ultimate consumption.


Mainline Receipt Point. The term "Mainline Receipt Point" shall mean the

compressor station immediately downstream of gathering facilities or the outlet

of third party processing plants, or the interconnection with other pipelines.


Market Area. In describing the location of Northern's facilities, the term

"Market Area" shall mean the geographical area located north of the inlet to

Northern's Clifton Compressor Station in Clay County, Kansas.


Mcf. The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.


MDQ. The term "MDQ" shall mean the total volume of natural gas Northern is

obligated to transport, under the terms of the applicable Rate Schedule, on a

daily basis from the Primary Receipt Points to the Primary Delivery Points.

Unless a Shipper has excess Receipt Point entitlements, Primary Receipt Point

entitlements and Primary Delivery Point entitlements shall equal.


MMBtu. The term "MMBtu" shall mean 1,000,000 Btu.


Month. The term "month" or "calendar month" shall mean the period beginning on

the first "gas day" of the calendar month following initial delivery and ending

on the first "gas day" of the next succeeding calendar month.