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
Original Sheet No. 212M Original Sheet No. 212M : Superseded
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.
7/ El Paso will accept natural gas in these gathering systems that is less than the minimum heating value of 967 Btu only if the gas at the
tailgate of the treating plant where the gas is processed exceeds the minimum heating value of 967 Btu.
8/ Free of water in liquid form.
9/ El Paso shall accept natural gas with hydrogen sulfide at levels above 0.25 grains per 100 Scf only to the extent that the processing plant
or gathering system operations and the natural gas liquids product quality are not adversely impacted by the hydrogen sulfide and the
residue gas from these processing plants meets the hydrogen sulfide specification listed under Section 5.1(c)(i) above.