Norteño Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/1996, Docket: CP96- 81-007, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 226 Original Sheet No. 226 : Superseded







1.8 Delivery Point - The term "Delivery Point" shall

mean the point on Norte¤o's system where it

delivers gas to a Buyer or for the account of a



1.9 Division - The term "Division" shall mean either

Norte¤o's, Southern Division or Del Norte Division,

as defined in this Tariff.


1.10 Force Majeure - The term "Force Majeure" shall

mean any of the events or conditions described in

Section 14 of the General Terms and Conditions.


1.11 Heat Content - The term "Heat Content" shall mean

the number of BTUs produced by the combustion in a

calorimeter at constant pressure, of the amount of

gas which would occupy one cubic foot at an

absolute pressure of 14.73 pounds per square inch

and 60 degrees Fahrenheit, on a dry basis, with

air of the same temperature and pressure as the

gas, 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.


1.12 MCF - The term "MCF" shall mean 1000 cubic feet at

a pressure of 14.73 psia and a temperature of 60

degrees Fahrenheit (degrees F).


1.13 MDCQ - The Term "MDCQ" shall mean the maximum

daily contract quantity that Buyer is entitled to

purchase under any of Norte¤o's Sales Rate



1.14 MDTQ - The term "MDTQ" shall mean the maximum

daily transportation quantity that Shipper is

entitled to receive under any of Norte¤o's

Transportation Rate Schedules.


1.15 MDQ - The term "MDQ" shall mean the maximum daily

quantity, measured in MMBTU's, at any Receipt

Point or Delivery Point that Norte¤o is obligated

to receive or deliver, and that Shipper and/or

Buyer may request for delivery to Norte¤o or

receipt from Norte¤o.