Kern River Gas Transmission Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/2000, Docket: RP00-288-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 622 Original Sheet No. 622 : Effective





Kern River Firm Transportation Services





5.4 Quality Tests.


(a) Location of Tests. The quality of the Gas received and delivered

by Transporter hereunder shall be determined by tests which

Transporter shall cause to be made at each Receipt Point and other

locations along its system.


(b) Specification for Tests. Transporter shall determine the Total

Heating Value of Gas and its component analysis at least once each

Month in accordance with the Gas Measurement Committee Report No.

3 prepared by the Gas Measurement Committee of the American Gas

Association, dated September 1985 or any subsequent revisions (AGA-

3). Such determination shall be made using either an on-line

chromatograph or by chromatographic analysis of a representative

sample of Gas taken with a continuous flow proportional sampler.

Chromatography shall be performed in accordance with Gas

Processors Association (GPA) publications 2261-86 and 2286-86 or

any subsequent revisions. The values of the physical constants

for the Gas components shall be determined by the use of the

physical constants listed in Table 5 of AGA-3. For components of

the Gas not listed in said Table 5, GPA publication 2145-88 or any

subsequent revision shall be used.


(c) Non-Hydrocarbon Tests. Tests shall be made to determine the total

sulfur, hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and

oxygen content of the Gas, and the hydrocarbon dew point and water

vapor content of such Gas by approved standard methods in general

use in the gas industry. Tests shall be made frequently enough to

assure that the Gas continuously conforms to the quality