Texas Eastern Transmission, L P
Seventh Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/31/9999, Docket: RP09-1088-000, Status: Accepted
Eighth Revised Sheet No. 501 Eighth Revised Sheet No. 501
Superseding: Seventh Revised Sheet No. 501
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Except where the context otherwise indicates another or different meaning or intent, the
following terms when used herein or in any agreement incorporating the General Terms and
Conditions are intended and used and shall be construed to have meanings as follows:
The term "Access Area" shall mean the portion of Pipeline's system located upstream of
the suction side of Little Rock, Arkansas, and upstream of the suction side of
The term "Access Area Boundary" (AAB) shall mean the location(s) on Pipeline's system
represented by the facilities at the suction side of Little Rock, Arkansas, and by the
facilities at the suction side of Kosciusko, Mississippi.
The term "Administrator" shall be the party designated by the Principals to act on
their behalf under a Multiple Shipper Option Agreement.
The term "Aggregate Maximum Daily Delivery Obligation" (AMDDO) shall mean the aggregate
maximum daily quantity of gas which Pipeline is obligated to deliver on a primary firm
basis to one or more indicated Point(s) of Delivery concurrently pursuant to one or
more contracts with an MDDO at such Point(s) of Delivery.
The term "Aggregate Maximum Daily Receipt Obligation" (AMDRO) shall mean the aggregate
maximum daily quantity of gas which Pipeline is obligated to receive on a primary firm
basis at one or more indicated Point(s) of Receipt concurrently pursuant to one or more
contracts with an MDRO at such Point(s) of Receipt, exclusive of any Applicable
The term "Applicable Billing Determinants" for purposes of Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1 and
SCT shall mean: (1) for Market Area service the Transportation Path Quantity for the
capacity reserved in the Market Area, as set forth in the executed service agreement;
(2) for Access Area service the Total Base Segment Capacity Entitlements (prorated to
Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1 and SCT based on Customer's Market Area MDQ for such rate
schedules) for each zone in the Access Area pursuant to Section 9 of the General Terms
and Conditions, for capacity reserved in the Access Area in conjunction with Market
Area capacity; and (3) for capacity releases pursuant to Section 3.14 of the General
Terms and Conditions and/or other transactions solely in the Access Area the
Transportation Path quantity as specified in the executed service agreement.
The term "Applicable Shrinkage" shall mean the quantity of gas payable by Customer and
retained by Pipeline as compensation for gas used by Pipeline in providing services for
Customer. These quantities of gas shall include, fuel and company use gas, gas lost as
a result of processing and plant thermal reduction and force majeure. Applicable
Shrinkage for each service transaction shall be calculated as the product of the
effective Applicable Shrinkage Percentage times the applicable quantity of service
rendered: (1) for transportation service, the quantity delivered after any forwardhaul
transportation, (2) for storage injections, the quantity injected (3) for storage
withdrawals, the quantity withdrawn and (4) for storage inventory, the average daily
balance of gas stored during the month. The effective Applicable Shrinkage Percentages
shall be set forth on Sheet Nos. 126 through 130 and shall be subject to change from
time to time as provided in Section 15 of these General Terms and Conditions or as set
forth on Sheet Nos. 35, 35A, 35B, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 40A, if applicable.
Applicable Shrinkage for transportation transactions consisting solely of backhaul
transportation shall be zero.
The term "Base Segment Capacity Entitlement" for purposes of Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1
and SCT shall be as set forth in the LINK® System pursuant to Section 9 of the General
Terms and Conditions.
The term "British Thermal Unit" (Btu) shall mean the amount of heat required to raise
the temperature of one (1) avoirdupois pound of pure water from 58.5øF to 59.5øF under