Mississippi River Transmission Corp.
Original Volume No. 1-A
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Effective Date: 02/01/1990, Docket: GT90- 12-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 42 First Revised Sheet No. 42 : Effective
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 42
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
4. MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES (Continued)
4.4 Electronic Transducers and Flow Computers. When electronic
transducers, flow computers, gas chromatographs and/or other electronic
equipment are used, the gas delivered shall have its volume, mass
and/or energy content computed in accordance with the standards of the
American Gas Association as promulgated by AGA Measurement Committee
Report Nos. 3, 5, 6 and 7. The parties specifically agree to accept
the use of these electronic devices in lieu of mechanical devices with
4.5 Determination of Heating Value and Specific Gravity - The
heating value of the gas shall be expressed in Btu per dry cubic foot
of gas at 14.73 Psia and 60 degrees Fahrenheit, the method used and the
frequency of measurement for both the heating value and the specific
gravity shall be at Transporter's sole option provided they are in
general use within the natural gas transmission industry.
4.6 New Measurement Techniques. If at any time during the term
hereof a new method or technique is developed with respect to gas
measurement, or the determination of the factors used in such gas
measurement, such new method or technique may be substituted for the
method set forth in this Section 4 when, in Transporter's sole
discretion, employing such new method or technique is advisable.
Transporter shall notify Shipper in writing of any such election prior
to actually implementing such substitution.
4.7 Gas Stream Pulsations. Gas shall be delivered free of
pulsations detrimental to accurate measurement.
4.8 Testing and Repair of Equipment. The measurement and
appurtenant facilities at the Transporter Receipt and Delivery Point(s)
shall be kept accurate and in repair by the party operating said
facilities. In order to ensure the accuracy of the measuring
equipment, the party operating said equipment will perform such tests
as it may deem necessary on a monthly basis or as often as the parties
may agree is necessary in actual practice, and will repair and adjust