Empire Pipeline, Inc.

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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 143 Original Sheet No. 143

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

5. MEASUREMENT AND MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT (Cont'd.)

 

 

5.3 All flow, measuring, testing and related equipment shall be of

standard manufacture and type approved by Transporter. If

applicable, Transporter or Shipper may install check measuring

equipment, provided that such equipment shall be so installed as

not to interfere with the operations of the operator. Shipper,

in the presence of Transporter, shall have access to measuring

equipment of Transporter at all reasonable times, and

Transporter shall have such access to any measuring equipment of

Shipper, in the presence of Shipper, but the reading,

calibrating, and adjusting thereof and the changing of charts,

if any, shall be done by the operator of the facilities.

Transporter or Shipper shall have the right to be present at the

time of the installing, reading, cleaning, changing, repairing,

inspecting, testing, calibrating or adjusting done by the

operator of the measuring equipment. The records from such

measuring equipment shall remain the property of the operator,

but upon request, the other party may request records, including

charts, if any, together with calculations therefrom for

inspection, subject to return within thirty (30) Days after

receipt thereof. Reasonable care shall be exercised in the

installation, maintenance and operation of the measuring

equipment so as to avoid any inaccuracy in the determination of

the volume of Gas received and delivered.

 

The accuracy of all measuring equipment shall be verified by

operator at reasonable intervals, and if requested, in the

presence of representatives of the other party, but neither

Transporter nor Shipper shall be required to verify the accuracy

of such equipment more frequently than once in any thirty (30)

Day period. If the operator agrees to verification and test of

measuring equipment and fails to perform such verification and

testing, then the other party shall have the right to cease or

temporarily discontinue service under this Agreement relative to

such measuring equipment. If either party at any time desires a

special test of any measuring equipment, it will promptly notify

the other party and the parties shall then cooperate to secure a

prompt verification of the accuracy of such equipment.

Transportation and related expenses involved in the testing of

meters shall be borne by the party incurring such expenses.