Viking Gas Transmission Company
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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 52-001, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 53 Original Sheet No. 53 : Superseded
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
IV. MEASURING EQUIPMENT
1. Measuring Station: With respect to gas received or delivered under a Transportation
Agreement, unless otherwise mutually 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 accordance with Article III 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
(b) Positive Displacement Meters: Diaphragm or rotary meters, if used, shall be
installed, and gas volumes computed, in accordance with generally accepted industry
(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, on a nondiscriminatory basis, may require the
installation of electronic measurement and communications equipment at receipt or
delivery points that are estimated to deliver in excess of _____ Mcf per day.
Transporter may require all Shippers delivering gas to Transporter at any such
receipt or delivery points to contribute their pro rate share of the cost of such
(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.
2. Check measuring equipment: Transporter, Shipper or an OBA Operator may install,
maintain, and operate at its own expense, such check measuring equipment as desired,
provided that such equipment shall be so installed as not to interfere with the
operation of the other party's measuring equipment.