Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/13/2009, Docket: RP09-340-002, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 359 First Revised Sheet No. 359

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 359

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Cont'd)

 

(e) Transporter reserves the right to use gas upstream of the point of processing as required for

the reasonable and prudent operation of Transporter's facilities and to make deliveries of gas to others under

the provisions of Transporter's Tariff.

 

(f) Transporter shall collect from Producers of Gas Requiring Processing the applicable processing

retainage on behalf of and as determined by the owner/operator of the applicable processing plants.

Alternatively, Transporter may collect the applicable processing retainage from the Meter Operator when a

commingled stream of Gas Requiring Processing enters Transporter's system through a meter controlled by Meter

Operator.

 

(g) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section 25.3, Transporter shall not be obligated to

process gas or to permit gas to be processed on its system and may interrupt or terminate any processing

activity at any time, and from time to time, without prior notice to any Producer of Gas Requiring Processing,

Meter Operator, Shipper, or other affected party. Transporter reserves the right to sell or abandon its

processing facilities at any time upon 30 days notice to Producers of Gas Requiring Processing, Meter

Operators, or other affected parties.

 

(h) Nothing in this Section 25 shall be construed to preclude a Producer of Gas Requiring

Processing from processing gas or having gas processed prior to delivery of such gas to Transporter.

 

25.4 Heating Value. Neither Shipper nor Transporter shall be required to accept natural gas having a

Heating Value of less than 967.

 

25.5 Objectionable Properties. The gas received and delivered by Transporter:

 

(a) shall be commercially free from dust, gum, gum-forming constituents, paraffin, and other

particulates or other solid or liquid matter which might interfere with its merchantability or cause injury to

or interference with proper operation of the lines, regulators, meters and other equipment through which it

flows at the delivery point;

 

(b) shall not contain more than twenty-five hundredths (0.25) grains of hydrogen sulfide per one

hundred (100) Cubic Feet of gas;

 

(c) shall not contain more than two (2) grains of total sulfur per one hundred (100) Cubic Feet.

 

25.6 Objectionable Properties. The gas received by Transporter:

 

(a) shall not contain more than seven (7) pounds of water vapor per million cubic feet of gas at

the base pressure and temperature of fourteen and seventy-three hundredth (14.73) pounds per square inch

absolute (psia) and sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60ºF). The water vapor content will be determined in accordance

with the latest methods in use in the gas industry, using apparatus approved by Transporter;

 

(b) shall not contain more than four percent (4%) by volume of a combined total of carbon dioxide,

nitrogen, and inert components, e.g., helium, argon, neon;

 

(c) shall not contain more than one and twenty-five hundredths percent (1.25%) by volume of carbon

dioxide;

 

(d) shall not contain more than two hundredths percent (0.02%) by volume of oxygen;

 

(e) shall not have a cricondentherm hydrocarbon dewpoint of greater than twenty-five degrees

Fahrenheit (25ºF). The hydrocarbon dewpoint will be determined in accordance with approved methods in use in

the gas industry, using apparatus approved by Transporter;

 

(f) shall have a flowing temperature of no greater than one hundred and twenty degrees Fahrenheit

(120ºF);

 

(g) The gas, including any associated liquids, shall not contain any microbiological organism,

active bacteria, including, but not limited to sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) and acid producing bacteria

(APB), or bacterial agent capable of causing or contributing to: (i) injury to Transporter's pipelines, meters,

regulators, or other facilities and appliances through which Transporter's gas flows or (ii) interference with

the proper operation of the Transporter's facilities;