Dominion South Pipeline Co., LP

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Effective Date: 12/16/2005, Docket: CP05- 77-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 1007 Original Sheet No. 1007 : Effective

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

QUALITY

 

2. QUALITY

 

2.1 Quality Specifications Applicable to All Deliveries of Gas. All Gas Delivered shall have a

total heating value of not less than 980 Btu per cubic foot and not more than 1100 Btu per

cubic foot. The Gas Delivered shall be commercially free from objectionable odors, dust or

other solid or liquid matters that might interfere with the merchantability of the Gas or

cause injury to or interference with proper operation of the lines, regulators, meters or

other appliances through which the Gas flows.

 

2.2 Quality Specifications Applicable To All Receipts Of Gas.

 

All Gas Tendered shall conform to the following specifications:

 

A. Hydrogen Sulfide and Total Sulfur: The Gas shall contain not more than one quarter

grain of hydrogen sulfide per one hundred cubic feet and not more than ten grains

total sulfur or sulfur compounds per one hundred cubic feet.

 

B. Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen: The Gas shall contain not more than three percent by

volume of either carbon dioxide or nitrogen individually and shall contain not more

than five percent by volume of combined nonhydrocarbon gases including, but not

limited to, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen.

 

C. Oxygen: The Gas shall not contain in excess of one quarter of one percent by volume

of oxygen, and the parties agree to exercise every reasonable effort to keep the Gas

completely free of oxygen.

 

D. Dust, Gums, and Other Impurities: The Gas shall be free of objectionable odors, dust,

gum, dirt, impurities and other solid or liquid or hazardous matter which might

interfere with its merchantability or cause injury to or interfere with proper

operation of the facilities, lines, regulators, meters or other appliances through

which it flows.

 

E. Bacteria: Gas Tendered shall not contain any active bacteria or bacterial agent

capable of contributing to or causing operational problems. Bacteria or bacterial

agents include, but are not limited to, sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) and acid

producing bacteria (APB). If evidence of bacteria is discovered, Customer shall, upon

Pipeline's request, test for bacteria or bacterial agents. Such tests shall be

conducted on samples taken from the meter run or other appurtenant piping using

American Petroleum Institute (API) test method API-RP38 or any other alternative test

method acceptable to Pipeline which is then available.

 

F. Water and Liquids: Gas Tendered shall be free of water and hydrocarbons in liquid

form at the temperature and pressure at which the Gas is Tendered. The Gas shall not

contain more than seven pounds of water in vapor phase per one million cubic feet and,

in no case, shall the Gas contain any hydrocarbons that might condense to free liquids

in Pipeline's system under normal operating conditions.