Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Original Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 04/01/1993, Docket: RP93- 4-000, Status: Suspended

Second Revised Sheet No. 34 Second Revised Sheet No. 34 : Suspended

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 34






1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)


1.8 The term British Thermal Unit ("Btu") be equal to 1,055.056

J (joules). A joule is the amount of energy required to move from rest

one kilogram (approximately 2.2 pounds) the distance of one meter

(approximately 39.4 inches) in one second.


1.9 The term "MMBtu" shall mean one million (1,000,000) Btu.


1.10 The term "Mcf" shall mean one thousand (1,000) cubic feet of



1.11 The term "fuel use and loss" shall mean a volumetric

portion, expressed as a percent, of all gas received by Transporter into

its system which is used in the operation of Transporter's pipeline

system and which includes any lost and unaccounted for gas.


1.12 The term "processing reduction" shall mean the total loss in

volume and Btu's attributable to the processing of gas transported

hereunder, and includes, but is not limited to, plant fuel, flare,

shrinkage or other losses whether or not such losses are able to be

accounted for.


1.13 The term "thermally equivalent quantities" shall mean the

sum of the volumes of gas measured as expressed in MMBtu received by

Transporter for the account of Shipper at the Receipt Point(s) during

any given period of time, less fuel use and loss and processing

reduction, if applicable.


1.14 The term "Transportation Service Agreement" shall mean, as

applicable, an FTS Agreement or ITS Agreement as defined in Rate

Schedule FTS or Rate Schedule ITS, respectively, by and between

Transporter and Shipper.