Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1997, Docket: CP96-128-004, Status: Effective

Orignal Sheet No. 139 Orignal Sheet No. 139 : Effective






16. Measurement Equipment (Continued)


(d) Installation (Continued)


gas delivered. Reasonable care shall be exercised by

Seller and Buyer in the installation, maintenance, and

operation of all equipment so as to prevent any

inaccuracy in the determination of the volume of gas

delivered hereunder.


(e) Correction of Measurement Errors


In the event measurement equipment is out of service or

registering inaccurately, the volume of natural gas

delivered shall be determined:


(1) By correcting the error or the percentage of error

if ascertainable by calibration, test, or

mathematical calculation, or in the absence of



(2) By using the registration of any check measuring

equipment if installed and accurately registering,

or, in the absence of both (1) and (2);


(3) By estimating the volume delivered by using

deliveries during periods under similar conditions

when the measurement equipment was registering



Measurement data corrections shall be processed by Seller

within six (6) Months from the Month the error occurred.

Buyer shall have up to a three (3) Month rebuttal period

after receipt of Seller's correction. These limitations

shall not apply in the case of deliberate omission or

misrepresentation or mutual mistake of fact. Seller and

Buyer's other statutory or contractual rights shall not

otherwise be diminished by this standard. A meter

adjustment becomes a prior period adjustment after the

fifth (5) Business Day following the business Month.