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Effective Date: 01/10/1999, Docket: RP99-181-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 121 First Revised Sheet No. 121 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 121

4. MEASURING EQUIPMENT

 

4.1 Transporter's Measuring Equipment:

 

Gas delivered to Transporter and by Transporter to or for

the account of Shipper shall be measured by meters

installed, operated, and maintained by Transporter, or such

meters as Transporter causes to be installed, operated, and

maintained, equipped to record daily and hourly deliveries.

Measurement data may be recorded using electronic recorders

or instantaneous flow computations in electronic flow

computers, and shall be so recorded at the Receipt Point(s)

and Delivery Point(s). Orifice meter installations shall

conform to the recommendations for design and installation

contained in AGA Report No. 3, as revised September 1985,

and as such report may hereafter be further revised.

Positive displacement meter installation shall conform to

generally accepted engineering practices in the industry.

 

4.2 Testing Measuring Equipment:

 

Transporter shall test its meters, installed as provided in

Section 4.1 above, at intervals of a maximum of sixty (60)

days or such lesser time as may be required by the Minerals

Management Service. Transporter shall test thermometers,

gravitometers, calorimeter, chromatographs and other

equipment installed as provided in Subsections 3.2(c), and

3.2(d) above, at intervals of a maximum of thirty (30) days

or such lesser time as may be required by the Minerals

Management Service. Transporter will notify Shippers in

time to permit Shipper to witness at its expense such test

if Shipper so elects.

 

4.3 Correction of Metering Errors:

 

If Transporter's measurement equipment installed under

Section 4.1 above or any other equipment installed under

Subsections 3.2(c) and 3.2(d) above is found to be

inoperative or inaccurate, such equipment shall be adjusted

to register correctly, and the amount of error shall be

determined by the most accurate method feasible. If the

inaccuracy shall have resulted in an error of more than 1%