Nautilus Pipeline Company, LLC

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Effective Date: 04/05/2010, Docket: RP10-475-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 89 First Revised Sheet No. 89

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 89





3. QUALITY con't


(g) Impurities. The Natural Gas shall be free from

polychlorinated biphynols (PCBs) and commercially free (at

prevailing pressure and temperature in Transporter's

Pipeline Facilities) from dust, gums, sand, oil or other

foreign substances which may be injurious to Transporter's

Pipeline Facilities or other facilities, or might interfere

with its merchantability or cause injury to or interference

with proper operations of Transporter's Pipeline Facilities

or other pipelines, compressor stations, meters, regulations

or other appliances through which it flows.


(h) Microbiological Agents. The Natural Gas shall not contain,

either in the Natural Gas or in any liquids with the Natural

Gas, a microbiological organism, active bacteria or

bacterial agents capable of contributing to or causing

corrosion and/or operational and/or other problems.

Microbiological organisms, bacteria and bacterial agents

include, but are not limited to, sulfate reducing bacteria

(SRB) and acid producing bacteria (APB). Tests for bacteria

or bacterial agents shall be conducted on samples taken from

the meter run or the appurtenant piping using American

Petroleum Institute (API) test method API-RP38 or any other

test method acceptable to Transporter and Shipper which is

currently available or may become available at any time.


3.3 Testing


Testing to determine sulfur, hydrogen sulfide, oxygen, carbon

dioxide and nitrogen content shall be made by approved standard

methods in general use in the gas industry. Such testing shall be

performed by Transporter at intervals of not less than every

twelve (12) Months; provided, however, that Shipper shall have the

right to be present at the time of any such testing.