El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 210 Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 210

Superseding: Eleventh Revised Sheet No. 210

 

TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

3. QUALITY

 

3.1 General Specifications. Unless otherwise provided in Sections 3.2

and/or 3.4 of the GT&C, Shipper warrants that all Natural Gas

received by Transporter at any mainline Receipt Point(s) shall

conform to the following specifications and must be, in

Transporter's reasonable judgment, otherwise merchantable:

 

(a) Liquids - The gas shall be free of water and hydrocarbons in

liquid form at the temperature and pressure at which the gas

is received. The gas shall in no event contain water vapor

in excess of seven (7) pounds per million standard cubic

feet.

 

(b) Hydrocarbon Dew Point - The hydrocarbon dew point of the gas

received shall not exceed twenty degrees Fahrenheit (20°F) at

normal pipeline operating pressures.

 

(c) Total Sulfur - The gas shall not contain more than five (5)

grains of total sulfur, which includes hydrogen sulfide,

carbonyl sulfide, carbon disulfide, mercaptans, and mono-,

di- and poly-sulfides, per one hundred (100) standard cubic

feet. The gas shall also meet the following individual

specifications for hydrogen sulfide, mercaptan sulfur or

organic sulfur:

 

(i) Hydrogen Sulfide - The gas shall not contain more

than one-quarter (0.25) grain of hydrogen sulfide

per one hundred (100) standard cubic feet.

 

(ii) Mercaptan Sulfur - The mercaptan sulfur content

shall not exceed more than three-quarters (0.75)

grain per one hundred (100) standard cubic feet.

 

(iii) Organic Sulfur - The organic sulfur content shall

not exceed one and one-quarter (1.25) grains per one

hundred (100) standard cubic feet, which includes

mercaptans, mono-, di- and poly-sulfides, but it

does not include hydrogen sulfide, carbonyl sulfide

or carbon disulfide.

 

(d) Oxygen - The oxygen content shall not exceed two-tenths of

one percent (0.2%) by volume and every reasonable effort

shall be made to keep the gas delivered free of oxygen.