Venice Gathering System, L. L. C.

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Effective Date: 01/01/1998, Docket: CP97-533-002, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 169 Original Sheet No. 169 : Effective






17.8 Orifice Meters


Orifice meters shall be installed and gas quantities

measured, in accordance with the standards prescribed in

American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/American

Petroleum Institute (API) 2530 Chapter 14.3 (AGA Report No.

3, Parts 1-4), Natural Gas Fluid Measurement, Concentric,

Square-Edged, Orifice Meters at the time the meters are



17.9 Electronic Flow Computers and Telemetry



It is recognized that electronic flow computers or

other types of flow computers have been developed that

permit direct computation of gas quantities without the use

of charts. For Receipt Points installed prior to May 15,

1997, and where the substitution of these devices is deemed

acceptable by mutual agreement between VGS and the

interconnecting Operator, in exercise of their reasonable

judgment, the use of electronic flow computers for custody

transfer will be permitted. Electronic equipment and flow

computers shall be installed and used at each new Receipt

Point installed after May 15, 1997, subject to the

provisions of Section 17.15.