Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company
FIFTH REVISED VOLUME NO. 1
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Effective Date: 09/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 23-012, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 353 Original Sheet No. 353 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (continued)
IV. MEASURING EQUIPMENT
1. Measuring Station: With respect to gas received or delivered under a
Transportation Contract, unless otherwise agreed upon, all measuring facilities
shall be installed, if necessary, owned, maintained and operated by Transporter
or Transporter's designee near the Receipt Point(s) and Delivery Point(s). The
Heating Value of natural gas delivered shall be measured and determined in
accord with Article II of the General Terms and Conditions.
(a) Orifice Meters. Orifice meters, if used, shall be installed, and gas
volumes computed, in accordance with American National Standard Bulletin
ANSI/API 2530. Orifice Metering of Natural Gas, dated September, 1985 and
any modification and amendments thereof, and shall include the use of
flange connections and straightening vanes.
(b) Positive Displacement Meters. Diaphragm or rotary meters, if used, shall
be installed, and volumes computed, in accordance with generally accepted
(c) Turbine Meters. Turbine meters, if used, shall be installed, and volumes
computed, in accordance with American Gas Association report 7 dated
November, 1984 and any modifications and amendments thereof.
(d) Electronic Flow Computers. Electronic or other types of flow computers if
used shall be installed, and volumes calculated in accordance with
generally accepted industry practices. Transporter will install
electronic measurement and communications equipment at receipt points at
which flows exceed 2,000 Dth/d and at delivery points where deliveries
exceed 1,000 Dth/d.
(e) 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 mutual agreement thereto by the parties.