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

industry practices.

 

(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.