Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC

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

Original Sheet No. 47 Original Sheet No. 47 : Effective










(d) Inaccurate Meter


In the event a meter is out of service, or registering inaccurately,

the quantity of natural gas received or delivered shall be determined,


(i) By using the registration of any check meter or meters if

installed and accurately registering, or, in the absence of



(ii) By correcting the error or the percentage of error if

ascertainable by calibration, test, or mathematical

calculation, or in the absence of both (i) and (ii), then


(iii) By estimating the quantity of receipts or deliveries during

periods under similar conditions when the meter was

registering accurately.


(e) Verification


The accuracy of Pine Needle's measurement equipment shall be verified

by Pine Needle at reasonable intervals, and, if requested, in the

presence of representatives of Customer, but Pine Needle shall not be

required as a matter of routine to verify the accuracy of such

equipment more frequently than once in any thirty (30) day period.


In the event either party shall notify the other that it desires a

special test of any measuring equipment, the parties shall cooperate

to secure a prompt verification of the accuracy of such equipment.

The expense of such special tests as may be requested by Customer

shall be borne by Customer if the measuring equipment, by such tests,

is found to be correct.