El Paso Natural Gas Company

First Revised Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 04/29/1994, Docket: RP94-193-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 212K First Revised Sheet No. 212K : Superseded

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 212K




5. QUALITY (Continued)







3/ El Paso shall accept a total sulfur, mercaptan sulfur, and organic sulfur as specified in Sections 5.1(c),

5.1(c)(ii) and 5.1(c)(iii) above until such time that El Paso cannot blend the gas to conform to El Paso's

delivery point specifications set forth in Section 5.10. In the event such situation occurs, El Paso will

refuse acceptance of gas received by curtailing quantities commencing with the quantities of gas containing the

highest total sulfur, mercaptan sulfur or organic sulfur down to a level that would permit El Paso to deliver

gas at specifications required at the delivery points.


4/ El Paso will accept natural gas with total sulfur at levels above 5 grains per 100 Scf, mercaptans at levels

above 0.75 grains per 100 Scf and organic sulfur at levels above 1.25 grains per 100 Scf only to the extent that

the processing plant operations is not adversely impacted by these sulfur compounds and the residue gas from

these processing plants meets the sulfur specifications listed under Section 5.1(c) above.


5/ El Paso will accept natural gas with carbon dioxide at levels above 2% in these gathering systems. The carbon

dioxide level will be used as a basis to curtail gas in these gathering systems only if the treating plant

facilities are limited as a result of, but not limited to, the following reasons; treating capacity limitation,

carbon dioxide emissions limitations, high residue gas carbon dioxide concentration.


6/ El Paso will accept natural gas in these gathering systems that exceeds the total diluent percentage listed in

the table only if the gas at the tailgate of the treating plant where the gas is processed does not exceed the

total diluent percentage listed in the table.