Gulf States Transmission Corporation
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-174-001, Status: Effective
Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 46 Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 46 : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 46
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
6. INVOICES (continued)
(b) Supporting Data
Transporter and Shipper shall each deliver to the other for
examination such pertinent records and charts as shall be necessary to verify
the accuracy of any statement, chart or computation made by either of them
under or pursuant to any of the provisions hereof, of the applicable rate
schedule or of the service agreement.
Supporting data shall be consistent with information previously
provided, except for updates related to settlement activities.
Required invoice backup data should accompany or precede the invoice.
Regarding inadequate detail supporting documentation, supporting
documentation should be provided upon request, with timing of supporting
documentation to follow the timing of the flowing gas transactions.
Information provided with (sales and transportation) invoices should
be consistent with information previously provided by the billing party, as
updated for changes for settlement.
Standard field name descriptors should be used on paper and electronic
documents. This consistency should cover all gas industry transactions.
(d) Billing units and Rates
Subject to regulatory and/or contractual consideration for
standardizing billing units on invoices, use dekatherms (gigajoules in Canada,
with a standard conversion calculation) only on invoices - to be consistent
with standards proposed for nominations.
Unless otherwise agreed, transportation invoices should state the net
billing rate, rather than the maximum discount tariff rate and the discount
Invoices should be based on actuals (if available) or best available
data. Quantities at points where OBAs exist should be invoiced based on
(a) Payment of Invoices for Service
Except as otherwise hereinafter provided, Shipper shall pay to
Transporter at its designated office or depository on or before the 20th day
of each month Transporter's invoice for the charges for gas service rendered
during the preceding calendar month, or 10 days from the date the statement
for such charges is postmarked, whichever is later. Shipper must tender a
timely payment even if the statement presented by Transporter includes an
estimated receipt or delivery volume. The invoice number should be identified
on all payments.