Viking Gas Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 07/01/2004, Docket: RP04-306-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 43 Second Revised Sheet No. 43 : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 43
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2. QUALITY (Continued)
2.2 Gas Received by Company (Continued)
(a) All gas shall have a Total Heating Value of not less than nine hundred
sixty-seven (967) Btus per cubic foot, and not more than eleven hundred
(1100) Btu's per cubic foot.
(b) All gas shall be commercially free (at prevailing pressure and temperature
in Company's pipeline) from objectionable odors, dust, hydrocarbon
liquids, water and any other substance that might become separated from
the gas in Company's facilities, and Shipper shall furnish, install,
maintain and operate such drips, separators, heaters, and other mechanical
devices as may be necessary to effect compliance with such requirements
(after having secured the prior approval of Company as to the design and
construction of such facilities, which approval shall not be unreasonably
(c) All gas shall not contain more than twenty (20) grains of total sulphur,
nor more than one fourth (1/4) of one grain of hydrogen sulphide per one
hundred (100) cubic feet.
(d) All gas shall not contain more than two-tenths of one percent (0.2%) by
volume of oxygen, and Shipper shall make every reasonable effort to keep
the gas free of oxygen.
(e) All gas shall not contain more than four percent (4%) by volume of a
combined total of carbon dioxide and nitrogen components; provided,
however, that the total carbon dioxide content shall not exceed three
percent (3%) by volume.
(f) The temperature of all gas shall not exceed one hundred twenty degrees
(120 degrees) Fahrenheit.
(g) All gas shall have been dehydrated by Shipper for removal of entrained
water present therein in a vapor state, and in no event contain more than
seven (7) pounds of entrained water per million cubic feet, at a pressure
base of fourteen and seventy three hundredths (14.73) pounds per square
inch and a temperature of sixty degrees (60 degrees) Fahrenheit as
determined by dew-point apparatus approved by the Bureau of Mines or such
other apparatus as may be mutually agreed upon.
2.3 Prior Approval of Gas Quality Facilities
The design and construction of any facilities to be installed by Shipper in
order to comply with the quality specifications in Subsection 2.2 of these
General Terms and Conditions shall be approved by Company prior to such
facilities being placed in service, such approval not to be unreasonably
2.4 Gas Quality Testing
Tests to determine sulphur, hydrogen sulphide, oxygen, carbon dioxide and
nitrogen content shall be made by approved standard methods in general use in
the gas industry.