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 02-01-2022 include:

A+ Corporation
AUX Sable Liquid Products Inc.
Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream, LLC
Bureau Veritas
Chevron North American Production
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP
DCP Midstream, LP
ENABLE Midstream Partners
EnLink Midstream
Enterprise Products Operating LP
GasTech Engineering, LLC
Howard Field Services, LLC
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Midcoast Energy
Midstream Energy Group, Inc.
Mustang Gas Products, LLC
Mustang Sampling
Peak AI Solutions
Phillips 66
Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd.
Quorum Business Solutions
Shrieve Chemical Products, Inc.
SPL, Inc.
Superior Pipeline Co.
Targa Resources, Inc.
TMCO Operating, LLC
W Energy Software
Western Midstream Partners, LP

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