Energy West Development, Inc.
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Effective Date: 06/11/2010, Docket: RP10-732-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 47 First Revised Sheet No. 47
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 47
General Terms and Conditions
11. MEASURING EQUIPMENT
11.1 Measuring Station. Transporter will install, maintain and operate at or near
the Delivery Point(s), a measuring station properly equipped with meters, and
other necessary measuring equipment by which the volume of Natural Gas made
available to or on behalf of Shipper shall be measured and determined in
accordance with Section 9 of these General Terms and Conditions.
(a) Orifice Meters. Orifice meters, if used, shall be installed, and Gas
quantities computed, in accordance with American National Standard
Bulletin ANSI/API 2530, Orifice Metering Of Natural Gas, dated June 1979,
and any modification and amendments thereof, and shall include the use
of flange connections and straightening vanes.
(b) Diaphragm or Turbine Meters. Diaphragm or turbine meters, if used, shall
be installed, and Gas quantities computed, in accordance with generally
accepted industry practices.
(c) Electronic Flow Computers. Electronic or other types of flow computers,
if used, shall be installed, and quantities calculated in accordance with
generally accepted industry practices.
(d) New Measurement Techniques. If at any time a new method or technique is
developed with respect to Gas measurement or the determination of the
factors used in such Gas measurement, such new method or technique may
be substituted upon receipt of Commission authorization or in accordance
with generally accepted industry practices.
11.2 Check Measuring Equipment. Shipper may install, maintain and operate, at its
own expense, downstream of the Delivery Point, such check measuring equipment
as desired, provided that such equipment shall be so installed as not to interfere
with the operation of Transporter's measuring equipment.
11.3 Right to be Present. Transporter and Shipper shall have the right to have
representatives present at the time of any installing, reading, cleaning,
changing, repairing, inspecting, testing, calibrating, or adjusting done in
connection with the other's measuring equipment used in measuring or checking
the measurement of deliveries of Gas under any Transportation Service Agreement
between Transporter and Shipper. Either party shall give the other reasonable
advance notice of such activities with respect to meters. The records from such
measuring equipment shall remain the property of their owner, but upon request
each will submit to the other its records and charts, together with calculations
therefore, for inspection and verification, subject to return within 30 days
after receipt thereof.
11.4 Care Required. All installations of measuring equipment applying to or
affecting deliveries of Gas shall be made in such a manner as to permit an
accurate determination of the quantity of Gas delivered and ready verification
of the accuracy of measurement. Reasonable care shall be exercised by both
parties in the installation, maintenance and operation of pressure regulating
equipment so as to prevent any inaccuracy in the determination of the volume of
Gas delivered under any Transportation Service Agreement.