Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP

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Effective Date: 05/01/2003, Docket: RP03-341-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 269 Original Sheet No. 269 : Effective

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

 

 

19. MEASUREMENTS AND TESTS FOR DELIVERY OF NATURAL GAS (Continued)

 

(i) (2) Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, or unless gas is being received from an

interstate pipeline company which has an approved FERC Gas Tariff governing

measurement of gas it delivers, Operator will install, operate and maintain

measuring stations and equipment by which the quantities of Natural Gas received

by Operator are determined.

 

(3) Where measuring stations and associated equipment are installed, maintained or

operated by Buyer, they shall be designed and installed in accordance with all

engineering and other standards and practices as specified by Operator, and

Operator shall have the right to be present and inspect the installation of all

such measuring stations and equipment to insure compliance with such standards

and practices. Buyer and Operator shall agree in writing to reasonable standards

and practices by which such measuring stations and associated equipment shall be

operated by Buyer as required to insure the continuous accuracy thereof and as

required by Operator to provide Operator with continuous, real-time measurements

and flows.

 

(4) Buyer and Operator shall have the right to be present at the time of any

installation, reading, cleaning, change of charts, repair, inspection, test,

calibration, or adjustment made in connection with Operator's or Buyer's

measuring stations or equipment used to measure gas received by Operator for

Buyer or delivered by Operator to Buyer.

 

(5) The records from measuring equipment shall remain the property of the operator of

such equipment, but upon request the operator will submit to the other party its

records, together with calculations therefrom, for inspection, subject to return

within thirty (30) days after receipt thereof.

 

(6) Orifice meters shall be installed and operated, and gas quantities computed, in

accordance with AGA Report No. 3, American National Standards Institute ANSI/API

2530, "Orifice Metering of Natural Gas", revised Second Edition, 1985, applied in

a practical and appropriate manner, except that the supercompressibility factor

shall be calculated in accordance with Section 19(h) above.

 

(7) Turbine meters shall be installed and operated, and gas quantities computed, in

accordance with AGA Transmission Measurement Committee Report No. 7, "Measurement

of Gas by Turbine Meters", 1985 Edition, applied in a practical and appropriate

manner, except that the supercompressibility factor shall be calculated in

accordance with Section 19(h) above.

 

(8) Diaphragm meters shall be installed and operated, and gas quantities computed, in

accordance with ANSI 8109.1 or 8109.2, "Diaphragm Type Gas Displacement Meters",

1986, applied in a practical and appropriate manner, except that the

supercompressibility factor shall be calculated in accordance with Section 19(h)

above.

 

(9) Rotary meters shall be installed and operated, and gas quantities computed, in

accordance with ANSI 8109.3, "Rotary Type Gas Displacement Meters", 1986, applied

in a practical and appropriate manner, except that the supercompressibility

factor shall be calculated in accordance with Section 19(h) above.