Gulf States Transmission Corporation

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-174-001, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 42 First Revised Sheet No. 42 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 42





4. MEASUREMENTS (Continued)


Transmission Measurement Committee Report No. 5, titled "Fuel

Gas Energy Metering,"latest edition, or (4) other methods

mutually acceptable. Dekatherms delivered shall be determined

by multiplying the Dekatherm delivered by a fraction the

numerator of which is the Btu per cubic foot and the denominator

of which is 1,000.




(a) Measuring Stations


Unless otherwise agreed to, Transporter will install, maintain and

operate, at its own expense, at or near each Point of Receipt and

Delivery, measuring stations properly equipped with standard orifice

meters, flange connections, orifice plates, electronic measurement

equipment and other necessary measuring equipment or other standard

type meter suitable for the purpose by which the quantity of natural

gas shall be measured and determined as provided in Section 4(b)(vii)

of these General Terms and Conditions. Orifice meters where used

shall be installed and operated in accordance with Specifications of

the A.P.I. Publication Number 2530 of the American Petroleum

Institute, latest revision, and shall include the use of

straightening vanes. Turbine meters installed in measuring stations

used in the measurement of the transportation gas to be received or

redelivered shall be operated in accordance with Specifications of

the A.G.A. Transmission Measurement Committee Report #7 which is

titled "Measurement of Gas by Turbine Meters," latest edition.


(b) Shipper's Check Measuring Equipment


Shipper acting jointly with Transporter may install, maintain and

operate, at its own expense, such check measuring equipment as

desired, provided that such equipment shall be so installed as not to

interfere with the operation of Transporter's measuring equipment.