Equitrans, L. P.

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/19/1998, Docket: CP96-532-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 209 Original Sheet No. 209 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)

 

2. MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT

 

2.1 Installation and Operation of Measuring Facilities - All measuring

facilities shall be installed, owned, maintained and operated as

determined solely by Equitrans. Where used, orifice meters shall

employ flange taps and shall be installed and operated in

accordance with American Gas Association Transmission Measurement

(AGATM) Committee Report No. 3 dated May, 1985. If turbine meters

are used they shall be installed and operated in accordance with

AGATM Committee Report No. 7 dated November, 1984.

 

2.2 Installation and Operation by Customer - Customer may install,

maintain and operate at its own expense, at or near the receipt

Point(s) and the Delivery Point(s), check meters and other

necessary equipment by which the quantity of gas delivered to or by

Equitrans may be measured. Where used, orifice meters shall employ

flange taps and shall be installed and operated in accordance with

the referenced AGATM Committee Report No. 3. If turbine meters are

used, they shall be installed and operated in accordance with the

referenced AGATM Committee Report No. 7.

 

2.3 Non-interference - Measuring equipment applying to or affecting

deliveries shall be installed in such manner as to permit an

accurate determination of the quantity of gas delivered and ready

verification of the accuracy of measurement. The parties shall

exercise care in the installation, maintenance and operation of

check measuring or pressure regulating equipment or gas compressors

so as to prevent any inaccuracy in the determination of the

quantity of gas being measured.

 

2.4 Calibration and Test of Measurement Equipment - Each party shall,

if it so requests, have the right to have representatives present

at the time of any installing, cleaning, changing, repairing,

inspecting, testing, calibrating or adjusting done in connection

with the other party's measuring equipment, including calorimeters,

used in the measurement of deliveries of gas.

 

The accuracy of the measuring equipment, including calorimeters,

may be verified at the request of either party at reasonable

intervals but not more often than once in any thirty (30) day

period.

 

2.5 Correction of Metering Errors - If, upon any test, any measuring

equipment is found to be in error not more than two percent (2%),

previous recordings of such equipment shall be considered accurate