El Paso Natural Gas Company
First Revised Volume No. 1-A
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Effective Date: 04/29/1994, Docket: RP94-193-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 212K First Revised Sheet No. 212K : Superseded
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 212K
TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
5. QUALITY (Continued)
3/ El Paso shall accept a total sulfur, mercaptan sulfur, and organic sulfur as specified in Sections 5.1(c),
5.1(c)(ii) and 5.1(c)(iii) above until such time that El Paso cannot blend the gas to conform to El Paso's
delivery point specifications set forth in Section 5.10. In the event such situation occurs, El Paso will
refuse acceptance of gas received by curtailing quantities commencing with the quantities of gas containing the
highest total sulfur, mercaptan sulfur or organic sulfur down to a level that would permit El Paso to deliver
gas at specifications required at the delivery points.
4/ El Paso will accept natural gas with total sulfur at levels above 5 grains per 100 Scf, mercaptans at levels
above 0.75 grains per 100 Scf and organic sulfur at levels above 1.25 grains per 100 Scf only to the extent that
the processing plant operations is not adversely impacted by these sulfur compounds and the residue gas from
these processing plants meets the sulfur specifications listed under Section 5.1(c) above.
5/ El Paso will accept natural gas with carbon dioxide at levels above 2% in these gathering systems. The carbon
dioxide level will be used as a basis to curtail gas in these gathering systems only if the treating plant
facilities are limited as a result of, but not limited to, the following reasons; treating capacity limitation,
carbon dioxide emissions limitations, high residue gas carbon dioxide concentration.
6/ El Paso will accept natural gas in these gathering systems that exceeds the total diluent percentage listed in
the table only if the gas at the tailgate of the treating plant where the gas is processed does not exceed the
total diluent percentage listed in the table.