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Gas Quality / Gas Quality Standards

Date Requested: Oct 19 2019 3:22 PM
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Gas Sampling and Physical Constants - Documents Used
  • A.G.A. Report No. 8, Compressibility Factors of Natural Gas and Other Related Hydrocarbon Gases, Second Edition, revised in August 1994 [compressibility in all volume calculations, included by reference in A​GA 3, 7, 9]

  • GPA Standard 2145-09, Table of Physical Constants for Hydrocarbons and Other Compounds of Interest to the Natural Gas Industry, revised in 2009 [constants for calculation of heating value and specific gravity, all meters]

  • ​GPA Standard 2166-05, Obtaining Natural Gas Samples for Analysis by Gas Chromatography, revised in 2005

  • GPA Standard 2172, Calculation of Gross Heating Value, Relative Density and Compressibility Factor for Natural Gas Mixtures from Compositional Analysis, [Calculation of Heating Value and Relative Density (Specific Gravity) for all meters]

  • GPA Standard 2261-00, Analysis for Natural Gas and Similar Gaseous Mixtures by Gas Chromatography, revised in 2000

  • API 14.1, Collecting and Handling of Natural Gas Samples for Custody Transfer, Sixth Edition, revised in February 2006