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ORIGINAL VOLUME NO. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/2000, Docket: CP99-211-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 24 Original Sheet No. 24 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

4. MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT

 

4.1 Measuring Station: With respect to gas received or delivered under a

Transportation Agreement, unless otherwise mutually agreed upon, all

necessary measuring facilities shall be installed, owned, maintained

and operated by Transporter or Transporter's designee near the

Receipt Point(s) and Delivery Point(s).

 

(a) Orifice Meters: Orifice meters, if used, shall be installed,

and gas quantities computed, in accord with American National

Standard Bulletin ANSI/API 2530, AGA Report No. 3, Orifice

Metering of Natural Gas, dated May 16, 1985, and any

modification and amendments thereof, and shall include the use

of flange connections and straightening vanes.

 

(b) Diaphragm, Rotary or Turbine Meters: Diaphragm or Rotary

meters, if used, shall be installed and gas quantities

computed, in accordance with generally accepted industry

practices. Turbine meters shall be installed in accordance

with AGA Report No. 7 (latest edition) with quantities computed

in accordance with generally accepted Industry practices.

 

(c) Electronic Flow Computers: The use of electronic or other

types of flow computers is required, unless otherwise mutually

agreeable, and such shall be installed, and quantities

calculated, in accord with generally accepted industry

practices.

 

(d) 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.