Viking Gas Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 01/01/2006, Docket: RP02-132-009, Status: Effective
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 41B Fourth Revised Sheet No. 41B : Effective
Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 41B
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
o The term "quantity", where used herein, shall mean the number of Mcf adjusted for
heat content (in Btus or Dths). The standard quantity for nominations,
confirmation and scheduling is Dths per Gas Day in the United States, gigajoules
per Gas Day in Canada, and gigacalories per Gas Day in Mexico. (For reference 1
Dth = 1,000,000 Btu's; and 1 gigajoule = 1,000,000,000 joules; and 1 gigacalorie
= 1,000,000,000 calories.) For commercial purposes, the standard conversion
factor between Dths and gigajoules is 1.055056 gigajoules per Dth and between
Dths and gigacalories is 0.251996 gigacalories per Dth. The standard Btu is the
International Btu, which is also called the Btu (IT); the standard joule is the
joule specified in the SI system of units. [1.3.14/v1.3]
o The term "Shipper" shall mean any transportation customer of Company.
o The term "Summer Season" shall refer to the months of April through October.
o The terms "System" or "Internet Web Site" shall mean Company's computer
information and scheduling system, accessed through Company's interactive
Internet Web Site or through Electronic Data Interchange.
o The term "Title Transfer Tracking Service Provider (TTTSP) shall be a party
conducting title transfer activity. [1.2.16/v1.5]
o The term "Total Heating Value", when applied to a cubic foot of gas, shall mean
the number of Btu's produced by the complete combustion with air, at constant
pressure, of one anhydrous (dry) cubic foot of gas under a pressure of 14.73 psia
and a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit when the products of combustion are
cooled to the initial temperature of the gas and air, and when the water formed
by combustion is condensed to the liquid state, as determined under
Subsection 2.1 of the General Terms and Conditions.
o The term "Transportation Agreement" shall mean an executed transportation service
agreement in the form set forth in this Tariff pursuant to Rate Schedule(s) FT-A,
IT and/or AOT.
o The term "Transportation Service" shall include transportation, exchange or
o The term "Transportation Quantity" or "TQ" shall mean the sum of the MDQs in Dths
of gas as specified for the Primary Delivery Points on Exhibit A of the Firm
Transportation Agreement and shall mean the quantity of natural gas specified on
Exhibit A of the IT Agreement which Company agrees to transport and deliver,
subject to Article 2 of the applicable Firm or Interruptible Transportation
Agreement, for the account of Shipper on each Gas Day during the term hereof
which shall be expressed in Dth per Gas Day.
o The term "Winter Season" shall refer to the months of November through March.
o The term "year" shall mean a period of 365 consecutive days beginning on the date
natural gas is first delivered or is to be delivered under the Transportation
Agreement, whichever is earlier, or on any anniversary thereof; provided,
however, that any such year which contains a date of February 29 shall consist of
366 consecutive days.