Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/02/2006, Docket: RP06-344-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 181 Second Revised Sheet No. 181 : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 181
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
4. QUALITY (Continued)
4.6 Total sulphur: The gas shall not contain more than two (2)
grains of total sulphur per one hundred (100) cubic feet.
4.7 Gross heating value: The gas shall have a total or gross heating
value of not less than nine hundred fifty (950) nor more than one
thousand two hundred and ten (1,210) Btu's per cubic foot at a pressure
of 14.73 psia.
4.8 Temperature: The gas shall not be received at a temperature of
more than one hundred twenty degrees (120°) Fahrenheit.
4.9 Water vapor content: The gas shall not contain in excess of four
(4) pounds of water vapor per million cubic feet.
4.10 Mercaptan sulphur: The gas shall not contain more than one
quarter (1/4) grain of mercaptan sulphur per one hundred (100) cubic
feet of gas, or such higher content as, in Transporter's judgment, will
not result in deliveries of gas by Transporter to Shipper(s) containing
more than one quarter (1/4) grain of mercaptan sulphur per one hundred
(100) cubic feet of gas.
4.11 Deleterious substances: The gas shall not contain deleterious
substances or toxic or hazardous substances in concentrations that are
hazardous to health, injurious to pipeline facilities or adversely
4.12 Microbiological agents: The gas shall not contain, either in the
gas or any liquids with the gas, any microbiological organisms, active
bacteria or bacterial agent(s) capable of contributing to or causing
corrosion and/or operational and/or other concerns. Microbiological
organisms, bacteria or bacterial agent(s) include, but are not limited
to, sulphate reducing bacteria (SRB) and acid producing bacteria (APB).
Tests for bacteria or bacterial agent(s) shall be conducted on samples
taken from the meter run or the appurtenant piping using American
Petroleum Institute (API) test method API-RP38 or any other test method
acceptable to Transporter and Point Operator which is currently
available or may become available at any time.
4.13 Gas received by Transporter at receipt point(s) for gathering
and/or processing purposes shall conform to the specifications
established in the Service Agreement between Shipper and Transporter or
if none are specified, to the specifications contained in these General
Terms and Conditions.