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
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.