Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/01/1999, Docket: RP99-500-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 278 Original Sheet No. 278 : Effective







14.2 Measurement Operations and Equipment.


Measurement Operations shall include, but not be limited

to, the operation, calibration and testing of the RTU,

transducers, chart recorders, meter runs, gas quality

monitoring devices, control valves and responsibility for

quantity calculations for the measurement facility.

Pipeline may allow Customer or third parties the right to

perform Measurement Operations, provided that such Customer

or third party furnishes to Pipeline all data required for

flow computation and can meet Pipeline's measurement and

operating standards; and provided, further, such Customer

or third party which performs such Measurement Operations

shall be responsible for any and all associated costs of

such Measurement Operations unless otherwise agreed by

Pipeline and Customer or third party. Measurement

equipment shall consist of the necessary metering devices,

designed and installed in accordance with the current

published recommendations of the American Gas Association

or as mutually agreed upon by Customer and Pipeline,

measurement equipment shall be installed, operated and

maintained at or on each interconnection of Pipeline's

facility with facilities of third parties; provided,

however, Pipeline shall have the right to require and may

install or cause to be installed electronic gas measurement

and control equipment at all points.


(a) Where orifice measurement equipment is to be used, it

shall utilize "Flange Tap Connections" and the static

pressure shall be measured at the downstream flange

tap connection.


(b) An electronic temperature transducer, a recording

thermometer or other mutually acceptable device shall

be installed at the measuring station to measure the

flowing gas temperature.