Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/15/2008, Docket: RP08-374-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 269 Second Revised Sheet No. 269

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 269





12. QUALITY OF GAS (continued)


THV / Sqrt SGgas



THV = Total Heating Value (Btu/scf)

SGgas = Specific Gravity

Sqrt = Square root of.


(c) The Total Heating Value shall be determined by gas

chromatographic analysis using most recent AGA

standards or any revision thereof, or by other methods

mutually agreed upon by Customer and Pipeline.


12.3 Composition.


(a) Merchantability. The gas shall be commercially free,

under continuous gas flow conditions, from

objectionable odors (except those required by

applicable regulations), solid matter, dust, gums, and

gum-forming constituents which might interfere with

its merchantability or cause injury to or interference

with proper operations of the pipelines, compressor

stations, meters, regulators or other appliances

through which it flows, or their operation.


(b) Oxygen. The gas shall not have an uncombined oxygen

content in excess of two-tenths (0.2) of one percent

(1%) by volume.


(c) Non-Hydrocarbon Gases. The gas shall not contain more

than four percent (4%) by volume, of a combined total

of non-hydrocarbon gases (including carbon dioxide and

nitrogen); it being understood, however, that the

total carbon dioxide content shall not exceed two

percent (2%) by volume and that the combined oxygen

and nitrogen content shall not exceed two and three

quarters percent (2.75%) by volume; provided,