Measurement & Quantity Determination (Measurement Committee)

GPA Midstream’s Measurement & Quantity Determination group surveys and meets the needs of the midstream industry for technical information, procedures and standards relating to measurement, sampling and safe handling of natural gas and natural gas liquids. This committee meets two times per year, most commonly in April and October. View the Measurement & Quantity Determination Committee Charter.




Typical Committee Member


A typical committee member includes individuals with appropriate job responsibilities and/or expertise relating to measurement, sampling and safe handling of natural gas and natural gas liquids. This committee accepts volunteers with appropriate experience, and members may also be assigned by a GPA Midstream member company.



Current Committee Members


GPA Midstream and GPSA members on the committee as of 08-01-2021 include:

A+ Corporation
AUX Sable Liquid Products
Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream
Chevron North American Production
ConocoPhillips
Crestwood Midstream Partners
Critical Control Energy Services
DCP Midstream
Emerson
Enable Midstream Partners
EnLink Midstream
Enterprise Products Operating
Equinor
GasTech Engineering
Howard Field Services
Hydrocarbon Measurement Consultants
Johnson Petrotech Services
JP3 Measurement
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Midcoast Energy
Midstream Energy Group
MPLX
Mustang Gas Products
Mustang Sampling
ONEOK
Peak AI Solutions
Phillips 66
Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd.
Quorum Business Solutions
Red Ball Technical Gas Services
Shrieve Chemical Products
SPL
Superior Pipeline Co.
Targa Resources
TMCO Operating
Western Midstream Partners
Williams



Benefits of Committee Membership


Members of the committee have the opportunity to make an impact on industry standards affecting measurement and be actively informed of work on GPA Midstream standards. Networking opportunities are abundant with committee involvement, and committee members are able to share their own experiences and learn from others in the committee.



Products & Services


The committee has published the following standards, available in the GPA Midstream Publications area:


Measurement Committee Workgroups


GPA 2172 Update
GPA 8195 Update
GPA Midstream Standards Style Guide
Proposed WG: GPA Midstream Glossary Update
Proposed WG: Pipeline Fill and Pack Methodologies and Determination
TP 27 Conversion to GPA Midstream Standard
TP15 Conversion to GPA Midstream Standard


Interaction with other GPA Midstream Committees/Outside Organizations


This committee works along and/or in conjunction with other organizations and individuals involved in natural gas liquids and gas measurement. Specific examples include relationships with the following organizations and a list of corresponding publications with which GPA has assisted:


American Petroleum Institute (API)


American Gas Association (AGA)


American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)


Bureau of Land Management


National Institute of Standards and Technology