Norteño Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/1996, Docket: CP96- 81-007, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 230 Original Sheet No. 230 : Superseded








3.1 Unit - The unit of gas for all purposes hereunder

shall be one MMBTU of gas measured as provided



3.2 Quantity and Heating Value Determination - The

quantity and heating value of gas delivered and

received pursuant to executed service agreements

under any rate schedules shall be determined as



(a) The unit of volume for the purpose of

measurement shall be one cubic foot of gas at

60 degrees Fahrenheit and an absolute

pressure of 14.73 pounds per square inch.


(b) The average absolute atmospheric pressure

shall be assumed to be thirteen (13.0) pounds

to the square inch, irrespective of actual

elevation or location of the Delivery Point

or Receipt Point above sea level or

variations in such atmospheric pressure from

time to time.


(c) The temperature of the gas passing the meters

when necessary for computing gas quantities,

shall be determined for any day by the

continuous use of a recording thermometer so

installed that it may properly record the

temperature of the gas flowing through the



The arithmetic average of the temperature

recorded each day shall be used in computing

gas quantity, or instantaneous temperature

measurements may be applied to metering

instruments for quantity computation, or an

assumed temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit

may be used.