Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission Company

Sixth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 02/28/2003, Docket: RP03-239-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 337 Original Sheet No. 337 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

3. MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT (continued)

 

for Point(s) of Receipt or Delivery shall be owned, maintained and

operated, at or near the Point of Receipt or Delivery, as agreed

to by Transporter. Transporter, in addition to any remedies

otherwise available to it, shall retain the right either to

discontinue the operation and maintenance of measuring facilities

when it determines that the daily average flows, determined over a

period of sixty (60) consecutive Days, through any such facility

fall below 75 Mcfd or that to continue such operation and

maintenance would be otherwise economically or operationally

impracticable after posting in advance on its Internet Web Site

the specific criteria to be used in making any such

determinations, or to enter into mutually agreeable reimbursement

arrangements. Where used, orifice meters shall employ flange taps

and shall be installed and operated in accordance with the

referenced AGA Measurement Committee Report No. 3 ANSI/API 2530,

as amended from time to time, unless otherwise agreed. The stated

pressure shall be measured from the downstream flange tap. If

turbine meters are used, they shall be installed and operated in

accordance with the AGA Transmission Measurement Committee Report

No. 7, as amended from time to time, unless otherwise agreed. If

other types of measurement devices or instruments are used, the

installation and operation of such facilities shall be in

accordance with terms and procedures reasonably acceptable to

Transporter, in view of its operational requirements and

constraints.

 

3.2 Check Meters. Either party shall have the right to install,

maintain and operate, at its own expense, at or near Point(s) of

Receipt and Delivery, check meters and other necessary equipment

by which the quantity of Gas received or delivered by Transporter

may be measured for checking purposes, provided that the

installation or operation shall in no way interfere with the

operation, maintenance and measurement of any primary measuring

facilities at such point(s). Where used, orifice meters shall

employ flange taps and shall be installed and operated in

accordance with the AGA Committee Report No. 3 ANSI/API 2530, as

amended from time to time,