Northern Border Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/2003, Docket: RP03-414-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 230A Third Revised Sheet No. 230A : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 230A







4.3 Energy Quantity (Continued)


4.35 Data Elements


All records of energy quantities of natural gas

provided to or from Company shall be reported using

the current measurement standard data elements as

determined by NAESB WGQ and adopted by FERC.


4.36 Metric Conversion for Energy


The Metric reporting unit for energy quantity is

gigajoules (GJ) at Standard Reference Conditions of

15 degrees C, an absolute pressure of 101.325 kPa,

dry, and Btu 58.5 degrees F/59.5 degrees F. The

conversion factor to convert Dekatherms (at Standard

Reference Conditions) to gigajoules is:


(dekatherms) X 1.055056 = (gigajoules)




4.37 Gross Heating Value


The gross heating value of the gas shall be

determined by use of a gas chromatograph as

specified in Subsection 3.13 hereof or other device

acceptable to Company and Shippers.


4.4 Flowing Temperature


The flowing temperatures of the gas shall be determined by

the use of standard continuously recording temperature



4.5 Specific Gravity


The specific gravity of the gas shall be determined by a

recording specific gravity instrument as specified in

Subsection 3.14 hereof.