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Original Sheet No. 231 Original Sheet No. 231 : Superseded






(d) The specific gravity of the gas delivered

shall, be determined by the use of spot tests

with an instrument of standard manufacture

acceptable in the industry. The specific

gravity of the gas delivered shall be

determined with such reasonable frequency as

is found expedient in practice but not less

frequently than once each six months.


(e) The deviation of the gas from Ideal Gas Laws

shall be calculated according to the

recommendations of the American Gas

Association in the Measurement Committee

Report, No. 3 entitled "Orifice Metering of

Natural Gas, April 1955," as may be amended

or modified from time to time, or any other

method or methods mutually agreed upon.


(f) The heating value shall be determined by

using a suitably located acceptable

calorimeter, or calculation from fractional

analysis, or methods outlined in A.G.A. Gas

Measurement Committee Report No. 5, as may be

amended or modified from time to time, or

other mutually accepted methods.


(g) The MMBTU delivered shall be calculated

either by multiplying the Mcf Delivered by a

fraction the numerator of which is the Heat

Content and the denominator of which is



3.3 Each test provided in this section shall be used

in the computation for the measurement of receipts

and deliveries until the next succeeding test.





4.1 Installation and Operation by Norte¤o - Norte¤o

shall install, maintain and operate, at its own

expense, at or near each Delivery Point and

Receipt Point, a measuring station properly

equipped with meters and other necessary equipment

by which the quantity of gas delivered to Norte¤o