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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





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.