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Fourth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/2009, Docket: RP09-1056-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 202C Second Revised Sheet No. 202C
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 202C
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.29 Month: A calendar month; provided, however, that Month shall mean
Transporter's normal business month for purposes of metering at the
1.30 Mountain Clock Time: Mountain Standard Time or Daylight Savings
Time in Salt Lake City, Utah, whichever is currently effective.
1.31 NAESB Standards: The business practices and electronic
communication practices promulgated by the Wholesale Gas Quadrant
("WGQ") of the North American Energy Standards Board ("NAESB"), as
codified in Section 284.12(a) of the Commission's regulations.
1.32 Negotiated Rate: A rate or formula for computing a rate for Part
284 service which may be greater than, equal to or less than the
Recourse Rate, but which may not be less than the Minimum Currently
Effective Rate as set forth on Sheet No. 5, 6, 7 or 8.1. A Negotiated
Rate must be mutually agreed upon by Transporter and Shipper and may be
based on a rate design other than straight fixed-variable.
1.33 Nomination: A line item pertaining to the transportation or
storage of gas under an executed Service Agreement which contains all
NAESB issued and FERC approved standard data elements.
1.34 Nominating Party: The person or party designated by Shipper to
communicate Shipper's nominations to Transporter.
1.35 Northwest Passage: Transporter's interactive proprietary software
used to conduct electronic data transactions. Northwest Passage is
accessible on Transporter's Designated Site pursuant to an executed
Northwest Passage Access Agreement between Transporter and Service
1.36 Northwest Passage Access Agreement: An agreement entered
into by Transporter and requesting party which governs authorization and
access to Northwest Passage.
1.37 Operational Balancing Agreement ("OBA"): "An OBA is a
contract between two parties which specified the procedures to manage
operating variances at an interconnect." NAESB WGQ Standard 2.2.1.