U S G Pipeline Company
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
(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.