Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/01/1999, Docket: RP99-500-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 279 Original Sheet No. 279 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

14. MEASUREMENT & MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT (continued)

 

14.3 Access to Equipment and Records.

 

Each party shall have the right to be present at the time

of any installing, reading, cleaning, changing, repairing,

inspecting, testing, calibrating or adjusting done in

connection with the other's equipment used in measuring

receipts and deliveries hereunder. The records from such

measurement equipment shall remain the property of their

owner, but upon request each will submit to the other its

records and charts, together with calculations therefrom,

for inspection and verification, subject to return within

thirty (30) Days after receipt thereof.

 

14.4 Pressure Protection.

 

Pressure regulation, pressure override and pressure relief

valve or other pressure limiting devices installed and

operated by Pipeline at the measuring station or at or near

each interconnection of Pipeline's facilities with

facilities of third parties shall only be for the purpose

of operation and protection of Pipeline's measurement

equipment and Pipeline's facilities.

 

14.5 Test of Meters.

 

The accuracy of the Pipeline's and Customer's measurement

equipment shall be verified by Pipeline and Customer at

reasonable intervals and, if requested, in the presence of

representatives of the Pipeline and Customer.

 

(a) Pipeline and Customer shall not be required to verify

the accuracy of orifice meter equipment more

frequently than once in any thirty (30) Day period.

 

(b) Pipeline and Customer shall not be required to verify

the accuracy of measurement equipment, other than

orifice meter equipment, more frequently than once in

any ninety (90) Day period.

 

(c) Pipeline and Customer shall not be required to verify

the accuracy of the gas chromatograph or other heating

value measurement device more frequently than once in

any thirty (30) Day period.