Ozark Gas Transmission, L. L. C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/16/2009, Docket: RP09-1040-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 103 First Revised Sheet No. 103
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 103
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (continued)
"Dekatherm" ("Dth") shall mean one (1) MMBtu of Natural Gas and shall be the standard
units for purposes of Nominations, scheduling, confirmations, allocations, invoicing and
balancing in the United States. The standard unit for Canada is Gigajoules. For
commercial purposes, the standard conversion factor between Dekatherms and Gigajoules is
1.055056 Gigajoules per Dekatherm. (For reference, one Dekatherm = 1,000,000 Btus; and
one Gigajoule = 1,000,000,000 joules.)
"Designated Site" shall mean Transporter's Internet Website, or Transporter's or Shipper's
Internet or E-mail Address or Fax Number, as specified by the Transporter or Shipper, as
the case may be.
"Discount Confirmation" shall mean an electronic mail (e-mail) message sent by Transporter
to Shipper to confirm the terms of the discount granted pursuant to Section 33 of the
General Terms and Conditions of Transporter's FERC Gas Tariff.
"EDI" shall mean Electronic Data Interchange in accordance with NAESB WGQ Standards.
"Elapsed-prorated-scheduled Quantity" shall mean that portion of the scheduled quantity
that would have theoretically flowed up to the effective time of the Intra-day Nomination
being confirmed, based upon a cumulative uniform hourly quantity for each nomination
"Elapsed Prorata Capacity" shall mean that portion of the capacity that would have
theoretically been available for use prior to the effective time of the intraday recall
based upon a cumulative uniform hourly use of the capacity.
"Electronic Communication" shall mean the transmission of information via Transporter's
LINK® System, Electronic Delivery Mechanism, or other mutually agreed communication
methodologies used to transmit and receive information.
"Electronic Delivery Mechanism" or "EDM" shall mean the Electronic Communication
methodology used to transmit and receive data related to Gas transactions. Transporter and
Shipper shall designate an electronic "site" at which Shippers and Transporter may
exchange data electronically. All data provided at such site shall be considered as being
delivered to the appropriate party. Transporter's use and implementation of EDM shall
conform to all appropriate NAESB WGQ standards.
"Equivalent Quantities" shall mean the thermal equivalent, in MMBtus, of the volume of
Natural Gas delivered to Shipper by Transporter at the Point(s) of Delivery. Such volume
is equal to the volume of Natural Gas received from Shipper at the applicable Point(s) of
Receipt less the Fuel Usage and Lost and Unaccounted For Gas set forth in Transporter's
Rate Schedules or Service Agreements.
"FERC" or "Commission" shall mean the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or any
successor regulatory authority having jurisdiction over Transporter under the Natural Gas
Act or any successor or replacement legislation.
"Fuel Usage" means the quantity of Natural Gas retained by Transporter for fuel usage,
leakage, blow-down, and/or minor line pack fluctuations. Fuel Usage does not include Lost
and Unaccounted For Gas.
"Heating Value" or "Heat Content" shall mean the gross heating value per cubic foot of
Natural Gas at a temperature of sixty degrees (60°F) Fahrenheit, at an absolute pressure
of fourteen and seventy-three hundredths (14.73) pounds per square inch, and corrected
from the water vapor content of the Natural Gas under testing conditions to the actual
water vapor content of the Natural Gas being received or delivered; provided, however, if
the actual water vapor content of the Natural Gas is not more than seven (7) pounds per
one thousand (1,000) Mcf, the Natural Gas shall be assumed to be dry.