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Original Sheet No. 235 Original Sheet No. 235 : Superseded






7.2 Failure to Conform to Quality Specifications - If

the gas offered for delivery by Norte¤o shall fail

at any time to conform to any of the

specifications set forth in Section 7.1, then

Buyer or Shipper shall notify Norte¤o of such

deficiency and thereupon may at Buyer's or

Shipper's option refuse to accept delivery pending

correction by Norte¤o.


7.3 Unless otherwise provided in the Service Agreement

or applicable Rate Schedule, the provisions set

forth in this Section 7.3 shall apply to all gas

delivered to Norte¤o by Shipper.


(a) all gas shall have a total heating value of

not less than one thousand (1,000) BTUs per

cubic foot, and not more than eleven hundred

BTUs per cubic foot;


(b) all gas shall be commercially free (at

prevailing pressure and temperature in

Norte¤o's pipeline) from, dust, hydrocarbon

liquids, water, any other substance that

might become separated from the gas in

Norte¤o's facilities, and Shipper shall

furnish, install, maintain and operate such

drips, separators, heaters, and other

mechanical devices as may be necessary to

effect compliance with such requirements

(after having secured the prior approval of

Norte¤o as to the design and construction of

such facilities, which approval shall not be

unreasonably withheld);


(c) all gas shall not contain more than five

grains of total sulphur, nor more than one

fourth (1/4) of one grain of hydrogen

sulphide per one hundred (100) cubic feet;


(d) not contain more than two-tenths of one

percent (0.2%) by volume of oxygen, and

Shipper shall make every reasonable effort to

keep the gas free of oxygen;