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Original Sheet No. 212Q Original Sheet No. 212Q : Superseded
TRANSPORTATION GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
5. QUALITY (Continued)
5.11 The quality specifications set forth in Section 5.10 above
shall not apply to natural gas delivered by El Paso at
delivery points in production areas designated as "Field Gas"
on Exhibits A and/or B of an executed Transportation Service
Agreement or any delivery point in production areas receiving
gas delivered by El Paso on July 31, 1990 that did not meet
the quality specifications set forth in Section 5.10 above.
Gas so designated shall be of such quality as may exist in El
Paso's pipeline from time to time at such points and El Paso
makes no warranty of merchantability or fitness for any
purpose with respect to such gas.
5.12 Testing Procedures - The following test procedures shall be
utilized by El Paso.
(a) To determine whether specified sulfur compound
limitations are being met as stated under Section 5.1(c)
and 5.10(c) hereof, El Paso shall use the appropriate
American Society for Testing Materials Procedures (as
revised) Volume 05.05 Gaseous Fuels; Coal and Coke and/or
accepted industry practices such as sulfur titrators and
(b) To determine whether specific points on El Paso's system
can operate below the fifty degree Fahrenheit (50~F)
tolerance as stated in Section 5.1(i), El Paso shall use
the Charpy impact and drop-weight tear tests in
accordance with API-5L Supplemental Requirements 5 and 6,
respectively. Inasmuch as this test requires the
shutdown of the specific segment of the system being
tested, El Paso shall conduct such test only at a time
when operations on such segments are not affected or the
safety of the system is not put in jeopardy.