Gulf States Transmission Corporation
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 10/01/2002, Docket: RP02-431-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 53A Second Revised Sheet No. 53A : Effective
Superseding: Sub First Revised Sheet No. 53A
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
15. SERVICE NOMINATIONS AND ALLOCATION OF AVAILABLE CAPACITY (Continued)
15.21 Allocation Methodology
(a) There are two types of allocations: daily and monthly.
(b) The same standard allocation methodologies shall be available
for use at all points.
(c) The types of allocation methodologies is a list from which
Transporter and Shipper may agree. If the two parties cannot
agree upon an allocation methodology, pro rata based upon
confirmed nominations shall be used as the default method. The
party responsible for custody transfer (the party performing the
measurement function) shall provide the allocation.
(d) The Transporter shall accept NAESB-approved allocation
methodology types from the upstream or downstream custody
transfer party who is providing the point confirmation.
(e) When a nomination changes, a new allocation detail may be needed.
(f) The timing for reporting daily operational allocations after the
gas has flowed is within one business day after end of gas day.
If the best available data for reporting daily operational
allocations is the scheduled quantity, that quantity shall be
used for the daily operational allocation.
(g) The responsibility for calculation and reporting of allocated
quantities should rest with the party responsible for accepting
NAESB allocation types. The party receiving nominations should
provide allocation statements.
(h) At a minimum, allocations shall be provided by both contract and
(i) Delivery point allocations shall be performed at the lowest level
of detail provided by nominations.
(j) The data elements should accommodate multi-tier allocations. If a
transportation service provider chooses to support multi-tier
allocations or already accepts multi-tier allocations, the data
elements should accommodate it.