Empire Pipeline, Inc.

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Effective Date: 12/10/2008, Docket: CP06-5-010, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 146 Original Sheet No. 146








6.1 Heat Content. Heat content shall mean the gross heating value

per cubic foot of Gas delivered at each Point of Receipt and

Point of Delivery. The Gas at each Point of Receipt shall have a

heat content not greater than 1,200 BTU's per cubic foot nor

less than 950 BTU's per. Transporter shall have the right to

waive such BTU content limits if Transporter is able to accept

Gas with a BTU content outside such limits without affecting

Transporter's operations. The total heating value per cubic foot

of Gas shall be determined at each Point of receipt and each

Point of Delivery by one of the following methods:


(a) use of an instrument of standard manufacture installed to

measure the heating value of the Gas being delivered at the

Point of Receipt or the Point of Delivery.


(b) other methods mutually agreed upon by both parties.


For the purpose of calculating receipts and deliveries, the heat

content of the Gas so determined at each such point shall be

deemed to remain constant at such point until the next

determination. The unit of quantity for the purpose of

determining total heating value shall be one (1) cubic foot of

Gas on a dry basis at a temperature of sixty degrees (60)

Fahrenheit and an absolute pressure of 14.73 psia.



6.2 Freedom from Objectionable Matter. The Gas received and

delivered hereunder shall conform to the following criteria:


(a) shall be commercially free from dust or other solid or

liquid or gaseous matter which might interfere with its

merchantability or cause injury to or interference with

proper operation of the lines, regulators, meters and other

equipment of Transporter;


(b) shall not contain more than one (1) grain of hydrogen

sulfide per one hundred (100) cubic feet of Gas, as

determined by methods prescribed in Standards of Gas

Service, Circular of the National Bureau of Standards, No.

405, page 134 (1934 edition), and shall be considered free

from hydrogen sulfide if a strip of white filter paper,