Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: RP03-392-001, Status: Effective

Substitute Second Revised Sheet No. 228 Substitute Second Revised Sheet No. 228 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 228

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

 

 

8. NATURAL GAS QUALITY

 

(a) General Requirement. Natural Gas received by Operator and delivered to Buyer

hereunder shall at all times conform to the quality provisions set forth in this

Section. Neither Operator nor Buyer shall be required to receive Natural Gas from the

other or for Buyer's account which does not conform to the requirements of this

Section. Buyer shall indemnify Operator and save it harmless from all suits, actions,

regulatory proceedings, damages, costs, losses and expenses (including reasonable

attorney fees) arising out of the failure of said Natural Gas to conform to such

quality provisions. Operator shall indemnify Buyer and save Buyer harmless from all

suits, actions, regulatory proceedings, damages, costs, losses and expenses (including

reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of the failure of the Natural Gas to conform

to such provisions.

 

(b) Natural Gas. The gas received by Operator and delivered to Buyer hereunder shall be a

combustible gas consisting wholly of, or a mixture of:

 

(i) Natural Gas of the quality of composition produced in its natural state except

as provided herein;

 

(ii) Natural Gas produced by vaporization of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG); or

 

(iii) manufactured, reformed, or mixed gas consisting essentially of hydrocarbons of

the quality and character produced by nature in the petroleum, oil, and Natural

Gas fields with physical properties such that when the gases are commingled

they become indistinguishable with respect to the physical properties of the

mixture.

 

(c) Processing. The gas received and delivered hereunder shall be Natural Gas as defined

in Paragraph (b) above; provided however, that Operator may subject or permit the

subjection of said Natural Gas to compression, cooling, cleaning, extraction or other

processes to such an extent as may be required in its transmission, liquefaction,

storage, and vaporization hereunder.

 

(d) Heating Value. Neither Buyer nor Operator shall be required to accept Natural Gas

having a heating value of less than 967 Btu per cubic foot. Operator shall not be

required to accept, nor permitted to deliver, Natural Gas having a heating value of

more than 1,100 Btu per cubic foot.

 

(e) Objectionable Properties. The Natural Gas received and delivered:

 

(i) shall be commercially free from particulates or other solid or liquid matter

which might interfere with its merchantability or cause injury to or interfere

with proper operation of the lines, regulators, meters and other equipment of

Operator;

 

(ii) shall not contain more than twenty-five hundredths (0.25) grains of hydrogen

sulfide per one hundred (100) cubic feet;

 

(iii) shall not contain more than twenty (20) grains of total sulfur per one hundred

(100) cubic feet;

 

(iv) shall not contain more than 4.0% N2 and 1.0% CO2;

 

(v) shall not contain in excess of seven (7) pounds of water vapor per million

cubic feet;