El Paso Natural Gas Company

First Revised Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 09/01/1991, Docket: RP88- 44-019, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 212P Original Sheet No. 212P : Superseded





5. QUALITY (Continued)


(f) Diluents - The gas shall not at any time contain in

excess of four percent (4%) total diluents (the total

combined carbon dioxide, nitrogen, helium, oxygen, and

any other diluent compound) by volume.


(g) Dust, Gums and Solid Matter - The gas shall be

commercially free from solid matter, dust, gums, and gum

forming constituents, or any other substance which

interferes with the intended purpose or merchantability

of the gas, or causes interference with the proper and

safe operation of the lines, meters, regulators, or other

appliances through which it may flow.


(h) Heating Value - The gas shall have a heating value of not

less than 967 Btu per cubic foot. For natural gas

delivered at the border between the States of Arizona and

California, the gas shall have a heating value of not

less than 995 Btu per cubic foot.


(i) Temperature - The gas shall be delivered at temperatures

not in excess of one hundred five degrees Fahrenheit

(105~F) nor less than fifty degrees Fahrenheit (50~F)

except where, due to normal operating conditions and

ambient temperatures on the pipeline system the

temperature may periodically drop below such lower limit.


(j) Deleterious Substances - The gas shall not contain any

toxic or hazardous substance, in concentrations which, in

the normal use of the gas, may be hazardous to health,

injurious to pipeline facilities or be a limit to



If, at any time, gas tendered for delivery by El Paso shall

fail to substantially conform to any of the specifications set

forth in this Section 5.10, Shipper or its designee agrees to

notify El Paso of such deficiency and if El Paso fails to

promptly remedy any such deficiency within a reasonable time,

then Shipper or its designee may, at its option, refuse to

accept delivery pending correction of the deficiency by

El Paso or continue to accept delivery and make such changes

as necessary to cause the gas to conform to such

specifications, in which event El Paso shall reimburse Shipper

or its designee for all reasonable expenses incurred by

Shipper or its designee in effecting such changes.