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Original Sheet No. 212Q Original Sheet No. 212Q : Superseded





5. QUALITY (Continued)


5.11 The quality specifications set forth in Section 5.10 above

shall not apply to natural gas delivered by El Paso at

delivery points in production areas designated as "Field Gas"

on Exhibits A and/or B of an executed Transportation Service

Agreement or any delivery point in production areas receiving

gas delivered by El Paso on July 31, 1990 that did not meet

the quality specifications set forth in Section 5.10 above.

Gas so designated shall be of such quality as may exist in El

Paso's pipeline from time to time at such points and El Paso

makes no warranty of merchantability or fitness for any

purpose with respect to such gas.


5.12 Testing Procedures - The following test procedures shall be

utilized by El Paso.


(a) To determine whether specified sulfur compound

limitations are being met as stated under Section 5.1(c)

and 5.10(c) hereof, El Paso shall use the appropriate

American Society for Testing Materials Procedures (as

revised) Volume 05.05 Gaseous Fuels; Coal and Coke and/or

accepted industry practices such as sulfur titrators and



(b) To determine whether specific points on El Paso's system

can operate below the fifty degree Fahrenheit (50~F)

tolerance as stated in Section 5.1(i), El Paso shall use

the Charpy impact and drop-weight tear tests in

accordance with API-5L Supplemental Requirements 5 and 6,

respectively. Inasmuch as this test requires the

shutdown of the specific segment of the system being

tested, El Paso shall conduct such test only at a time

when operations on such segments are not affected or the

safety of the system is not put in jeopardy.