Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC

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Effective Date: 05/01/1999, Docket: CP96- 52-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 43 Original Sheet No. 43 : Effective








3. QUALITY (Continued)


(c) Extraneous Substances


The natural gas delivered by Pine Needle to or for the account of

Customer or delivered by Customer or Customer's transporter to Pine

Needle for liquefaction:


(i) Shall be commercially free from objectionable odors, dust, or

other solid or liquid matter which might interfere with its

merchantability or cause injury to or interference with proper

operation of the lines, regulators, meters or other appliances

through which it flows;


(ii) Shall contain not more than three-tenths (.3) grain of hydrogen

sulphide per 100 cubic feet of gas volume when tested in

accordance with the following procedure: A strip of white

filter paper previously moistened with fresh 5 percent lead

acetate solution shall be exposed to the gas for one and

one-half minutes in a previously purged apparatus through which

the test gas is flowing at a rate of approximately 5 cubic feet

per hour; the gas jet shall not directly impinge upon the test

strip during the test. At the end of the stated time the test

paper thus exposed shall be compared with a second test strip

similarly prepared but not exposed to the test gas. If the

exposed strip is not noticeably darker than the comparison

strip, the gas under test shall be considered acceptable. If

the exposed strip is noticeably darker than the comparison

strip, the gas shall be tested quantitatively for hydrogen

sulphide by the Tutweiler or other approved method;


(iii) Shall not contain more than twenty (20) grains of total sulphur

per hundred cubic feet of gas volume;


(iv) Shall not be delivered at a temperature of more than 80 degrees

Fahrenheit; and


(v) Shall not contain in excess of seven (7) pounds of water vapor

per million cubic feet.


(vi) Shall not contain in excess of one and one-tenths (1.1) mole

percent of carbon dioxide.