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





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.