Caprock Pipeline Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 09/01/1999, Docket: RP99-452-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 40 Original Sheet No. 40 : Effective

 

 

 

17. DIRECT ACCESS REQUEST AND TRACKING SYSTEM (DART)

 

17.1 DESCRIPTION OF DART

 

(a) Transporter maintains a twenty-four (24) hour

interactive electronic system, the Direct Access Request and Tracking

System (DART). DART is available for use by all Shippers and other

interested parties upon request and at no charge. The DART system

provides on-line help and interactive search functions permitting

users to locate a specific transaction. Additionally, it provides

customers the ability to download a file from DART or to split files

into smaller files prior to such download. Daily back-up records of

the information displayed on DART will be archived and accessible to

customers on a non-discriminatory basis. The data will be kept for a

rolling three (3) year period, inclusive of both current and archived

data.

 

(b) The DART system provides access to a variety of

features including Information Postings and Planning Tools,

Nominations, Volume Inquiry, Contract Request Processing, Capacity

Release Request and Bid Processing, Discount Request Processing and

FERC 497.

 

(1) INFORMATION POSTINGS AND PLANNING TOOLS

 

The types of information available through the

Information Postings and Planning Tools on DART include: (i) reports

on operationally available capacity, unsubscribed capacity, and

released capacity at Receipt/Delivery Points and on the mainline;

(ii) information on construction and maintenance projects impacting

capacity; (iii) imbalance volumes available for trading among

Shippers prior to cashout; (iv) firm and interruptible rates and

fuels, including general discount offers; (v) catalog of currently

active Receipt and Delivery Points; (vi) general announcements and

procedures, including Operational Flow Orders;

 

(2) NOMINATIONS

 

This feature allows for submittal of all transportation nominations,

transfer nominations, predetermined allocations and nomination

priorities as required in Section 16.