El Paso Natural Gas Company
First Revised Volume No. 1-A
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Effective Date: 09/01/1991, Docket: RP88- 44-019, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 212 First Revised Sheet No. 212 : Superseded
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 212
TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
5. QUALITY (Continued)
(e) Carbon Dioxide - The gas shall not have a carbon dioxide
content in excess of two percent (2%) by volume, except
for gas applicable to Sections 5.2 and 5.3.
(f) Diluents - The gas shall not at any time contain in
excess of three percent (3%) total diluents (the total
combined carbon dioxide, nitrogen, helium, oxygen, and
any other diluent compound) by volume, except for gas
applicable to Sections 5.2 and 5.3.
(g) Dust, Gums and Solid Matter - The gas shall be
commercially free of dust, gums and other solid matter.
(h) Heating Value - The gas shall have a heating value of not
less than 967 Btu per cubic foot.
(i) Temperature - The gas received by El Paso shall be at
temperatures not in excess of one hundred twenty degrees
Fahrenheit (120~F) nor less than fifty degrees Fahrenheit
(50~F). Any party tendering gas at a temperature
standard less than fifty degrees Fahrenheit (50~F) shall
receive a waiver of such standard only if a test has been
conducted in accordance with procedures set forth in
Section 5.12(b) hereof and the results from such test
demonstrate that the particular segment of the pipeline
tested can be safely operated below the fifty degrees
Fahrenheit (50~F) temperature standard.
(j) Deleterious Substances - The gas shall not contain
deleterious substances in concentrations that are
hazardous to health, injurious to pipeline facilities or
adversely affect merchantability.
5.2 El Paso agrees that plant Receipt Points on El Paso's system,
where gas does not conform to the carbon dioxide and/or the
total diluent specification set forth in Sections 5.1(e) and
(f) above, shall be grandfathered based on the highest
non-conforming monthly average percentages of carbon dioxide
and total diluents for a month during the twelve (12) month
base period ended July 31, 1990. El Paso shall accept gas
with carbon dioxide and/or total diluents at percentages up to
the non-conforming specifications at volumes up to the residue
volume at the plant design capacity as it exists on July 31,
1990; provided, however, to the extent El Paso must curtail