Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/2003, Docket: RP03-352-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 207 Original Sheet No. 207 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3. QUALITY (Cont'd)
(c) Oxygen: The gas shall not contain in excess of two-tenths
of one percent (0.2%) by volume of oxygen, and every
reasonable effort shall be made to keep the gas completely
free of oxygen.
(d) Carbon Dioxide: The gas shall contain not more than one
percent (1%) by volume of carbon dioxide.
(e) Hydrogen: Gas from crude oil refineries shall contain no
more than trace amounts of free hydrogen.
(f) Dust, Gums, etc.: The gas shall be commercially free of
dust, gums, dirt, paraffin, impurities and other solid
(g) Heating Value: The gas shall have a gross heating value of
not less than nine hundred fifty (950) Btu's per cubic foot,
assuming no water vapor. The term "gross heating value"
when applied to a cubic foot of gas shall mean the number of
Btu's produced by the complete combustion of the amount of
the gas which would occupy a volume of one (1) cubic foot at
14.73 psia and a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60
(h) Temperature: The temperature of the gas at the receipt
point shall not exceed one hundred twenty degrees Fahrenheit
(120 deg F.).
(i) Water Vapor: Gas received in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, or
Texas shall not contain more than seven (7) pounds of water
in vapor phase per million cubic feet and gas received in
Colorado or Wyoming shall not contain more than five (5)
pounds of water in vapor phase per million cubic feet,
except for gas tendered to Southern Star at a receipt point
where Southern Star owns and operates the equipment
necessary to reduce the water vapor content of the gas to
meet this requirement.
(j) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (a) through (i)
above, gas quality varies throughout segments of Southern
Star's pipeline system based on the function of each
segment. The quality of the gas delivered by Shipper to
Southern Star must, in Southern Star's reasonable
discretion, be compatible with the gas typically existing in
the segment of Southern Star's pipeline into which Shipper