Venice Gathering System, L. L. C.

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Effective Date: 11/01/2009, Docket: RP09-742-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 161 Second Revised Sheet No. 161

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 161





16.6 Gas Sampling


a. Spot or Continuous Sampling: At VGS'

option, spot sampling or continuous

sampling may be used. Sampling

procedures will be according to the

latest revision of API Chapter 14.1 and

GPA 2166. Gas compositions will be

determined by gas chromatography

according to the latest revisions of GPA

standards 2261 and 2286.


b. Sampling Frequency: Spot samples will be

taken and analyzed at least Monthly.

Continuous samples will be taken and

analyzed Monthly. The gas samples will

be analyzed by using gas chromatography,

or by other mutually acceptable methods

to calculate the relative density,

supercompressibility, and gross heating

value as required in Sections 16.2, 16.7

and 16.8 respectively. Wherever any

governmental agency requires more

frequent sampling than described above,

Measuring Party and Shipper agree to

comply with the more frequent sampling



c. Sampling Location: Spot and continuous

samples shall be taken in accordance with

the latest revision of API Chapter 14.1.


d. Informational Posting: VGS will provide on its

website a monthly posting of gas quality information

representative of the mainline gas flow of the

system. See Section 16.6.b. The informational

posting will be consistent with Principle 4.1.40 and

Standards 4.3.90 through 4.3.93 of NAESB Version 1.8

and Recommendation RO3035A.