Texas Gas Pipe Line Corporation
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/1990, Docket: RP90-112-001, Status: Effective
Substitute Original Sheet No. 9 Substitute Original Sheet No. 9 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 9
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1. Day. The word "day" shall mean a period 24 consecutive
hours beginning and ending at 7:00 o'clock A.M., Central
1.2 Month. The word "month" shall mean a period beginning at
7:00 o'clock A.M. on the first day of a calendar month and
ending at 7:00 o'clock A.M. on the first day of the next
succeeding calendar month.
1.3 Year. The word "year" shall mean a period of 12 months
beginning at 7:00 o'clock A.M. January 1 and ending at 7:00
o'clock A.M. on the following January 1.
1.4 Mcf. The term "Mcf" shall mean one thousand cubic feet of
natural gas as determined on the measurement basis set forth
in Section 2 of these General Terms and Conditions.
1.5 Btu. The term "Btu" shall mean British Thermal Unit.
2.1 Unit of Volume. The unit of volume for purposes of
measurement shall be one cubic foot of gas at a temperature
of 60 degrees Fahrenheit and at a pressure of 14.65 pounds
per square inch absolute.
2.2 Assumed Atmospheric Pressure. For purposes of measurement
and meter calibration, the atmospheric pressure shall be
assumed to be constant at 14.7 pounds per square inch.
2.3 Temperature and Specific Gravity. The temperature and the
specific gravity of the gas flowing into the meter shall be
respectively determined by the continuous use of a recording
thermometer and of a recording gravitometer, or by other
methods mutually agreeable by either party, so installed
that the one may properly record the temperature and the
other the specific gravity of the gas flowing through the
meter. The arithmetical average of the hourly temperature
and of the hourly specific gravity recorded during each day
shall be respectively used to make proper corrections in
2.4 Computations. Volume computations shall be made in
accordance with American Gas Association Gas Measurement
Committee Report No. 3 in its entirety and as amended from
time to time.