Arkansas Western Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-187-005, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 9 First Revised Sheet No. 9 : Superseded

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 9

 

3.3 The temperature of the natural gas shall be determined at the

point of measurement by means of recording thermometers of

standard manufacture acceptable to Transporter and Shipper to

be installed in accordance with the recommendations contained

in Gas Measurement Report No. 3, as aforesaid.

 

3.4 The specific gravity of the natural gas shall be determined at

the point of measurement by one of the following methods:

 

a. By means of a properly installed recording gravitometer

of standard manufacture acceptable to Transporter and

Shipper, or

 

b. By use of a portable specific gravity balance of

standard manufacture acceptable to Transporter and

Shipper, such determination to be made at least once

every six (6) months, or

 

c. By means of a calculated specific gravity derived from a

gas chromatograph determination.

 

3.5 Unless otherwise agreed upon, Transporter will install,

maintain and operate or cause to be installed, maintained and

operated measuring stations equipped with orifice meters and

other necessary metering and measuring equipment by which the

volumes of natural gas received and delivered under an executed

Service Agreement shall be determined. Orifice meters shall

be installed and operated in accordance with said Gas

Measurement Committee Report No. 3. Shipper may install check

measuring equipment at its own cost and expense; provided,

however, that such equipment shall be so installed as not to

interfere with the operations of Transporter. Transporter and

Shipper, in the presence of each other, shall have access to

the other's measuring equipment at all reasonable times, but

the reading, calibrating and adjusting thereof and the changing

of charts shall be done only by the equipment owner or such

owner's representative, unless otherwise agreed upon. Both

Transporter and Shipper 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 measuring equipment; provided,

however, failure of either Transporter or Shipper to witness

such an operation shall not affect the validity of such

operation in any way. The records from such measuring

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, subject

to return within thirty (30) days after receipt thereof. The

measurement equipment of Shipper shall be for check purposes

only and, except as expressly provided in an executed Service