Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/30/2009, Docket: RP08-374-003, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 268 Second Revised Sheet No. 268
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 268
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
12. QUALITY OF GAS
The provisions set forth in this Section 12 shall apply to all
gas received or delivered by Pipeline, except as expressly set
forth herein to the contrary.
12.1 Natural or Artificial Gas. The gas received or delivered by
Pipeline hereunder shall be a combustible gas consisting
wholly of, or a mixture of:
(a) Natural gas of the quality and composition produced
in its natural state except that the Pipeline may
extract or permit the extraction of any of the
constituents thereof except methane.
(b) Gas generated by vaporization of Liquefied Natural
(c) Manufactured, reformed, or mixed gas consisting
essentially of hydrocarbons of the quality and
character produced by nature in the petroleum, oil
and gas fields with physical properties such that
when the artificial pipeline gas is commingled with
natural gas, the resulting mixture is
indistinguishable from natural gas complying with
specifications under the FERC Gas Tariff.
12.2 Total Heating Value and Wobbe Number.
(a) No gas delivered hereunder shall have a Total Heating
Value at the Point of Receipt below 967 Btu per cubic
foot (BTU/CF) and no more than 1110 BTU/CF.
(b) No gas delivered hereunder shall have a Wobbe Number
at the Point of Receipt below 1314 or more than 1400,
subject to the limitations and obligations, and
related exceptions, applicable during the "Phase-In
Period," all as defined and set forth in the
Stipulation and Agreement submitted to FERC on
February 27, 2009 and approved by FERC on April 21,
2009 in Docket No. RP08-374-000, (calculated using
Total Heating Value (THV)), dry, under standard
conditions at 14.73 psia at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
based on the following mathematical definition and in
accordance with Section 14 of these GT&C: