Empire Pipeline, Inc.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 146 Original Sheet No. 146
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
6.1 Heat Content. Heat content shall mean the gross heating value
per cubic foot of Gas delivered at each Point of Receipt and
Point of Delivery. The Gas at each Point of Receipt shall have a
heat content not greater than 1,200 BTU's per cubic foot nor
less than 950 BTU's per. Transporter shall have the right to
waive such BTU content limits if Transporter is able to accept
Gas with a BTU content outside such limits without affecting
Transporter's operations. The total heating value per cubic foot
of Gas shall be determined at each Point of receipt and each
Point of Delivery by one of the following methods:
(a) use of an instrument of standard manufacture installed to
measure the heating value of the Gas being delivered at the
Point of Receipt or the Point of Delivery.
(b) other methods mutually agreed upon by both parties.
For the purpose of calculating receipts and deliveries, the heat
content of the Gas so determined at each such point shall be
deemed to remain constant at such point until the next
determination. The unit of quantity for the purpose of
determining total heating value shall be one (1) cubic foot of
Gas on a dry basis at a temperature of sixty degrees (60)
Fahrenheit and an absolute pressure of 14.73 psia.
6.2 Freedom from Objectionable Matter. The Gas received and
delivered hereunder shall conform to the following criteria:
(a) shall be commercially free from dust or other solid or
liquid or gaseous matter which might interfere with its
merchantability or cause injury to or interference with
proper operation of the lines, regulators, meters and other
equipment of Transporter;
(b) shall not contain more than one (1) grain of hydrogen
sulfide per one hundred (100) cubic feet of Gas, as
determined by methods prescribed in Standards of Gas
Service, Circular of the National Bureau of Standards, No.
405, page 134 (1934 edition), and shall be considered free
from hydrogen sulfide if a strip of white filter paper,