Venice Gathering System, L. L. C.
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 01/01/1998, Docket: CP97-533-002, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 195 Original Sheet No. 195 : Effective
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
20. DATA ELEMENT USAGE
20.1 VGS will use the standardized data sets adopted
by the FERC in Order No. 587. VGS will adhere
to the following definitions for usage of these
a. Mandatory (M) means the data element
(information) must be supplied in the
b. Conditional (C) means that the presence
of data in a field is determined by the
presence or lack of data in another field
within the transmittal.
c. Sender's Option (SO) means that this
element is optional for the sender to
send and, if sent, the receiver should
receive and process.
d. Business Conditional (BC) means the data
element is based on current variations in
business practice. Business Conditional
elements that are not supported or
required by the VGS will be acknowledged
in the response document with a warning
message code indicating that the data
elements were ignored by the receiver.
e. Mutually Agreeable (MA) means that the
data element is mutually agreed to
between trading partners. Usage of this
element in no way can be mandated for
inclusion by either trading partner in
order to achieve a level of service.