Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/11/2009, Docket: RP09-506-000, Status: Effective
Fourth Revised Sheet No. 226A Fourth Revised Sheet No. 226A
Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 226A
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Continued)
8. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION MECHANISMS (Continued)
8.2 Electronic Data Interchange
Transporter has established an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
mechanism for use by an interested party. The transmittal of EDI
transactions shall be available to any interested party that has
compatible equipment for electronic transmission of data, provided that
such interested party has a fully executed Trading Partner Agreement
(TPA), the agreement which sets forth the terms, conditions, limitations
and remedies between parties utilizing Transporter's EDI service, and
agrees to comply with any procedures for access or use that may
hereinafter be established for EDI. A TPA for interested party's use in
establishing access to Transporter's EDI mechanism can be found on
Transporter's Website under Other Information. Such agreement follows
the format of the NAESB Electronic Data Interchange Trading Partner
Agreement [NAESB Standard 6.3.3].
8.2.1 EDI will be available on a 24-hour basis, except as
required to archive data, enhance the EDI mechanism's
functionality and/or perform preventive maintenance. Such periods
of non-availability will be posted on the Website no less than 48
hours prior to the down-time period.
8.2.2 Transporter shall maintain and retain daily back-up
records of EDI transactional data for two (2) years and permit an
interested party to review those records, which will be archived
and reasonably accessible to such interested party after
submission of a written request to Transporter to review same.
8.2.3 The EDI transaction sets available for electronic
delivery will include the transaction sets required by Order Nos.
587, et seq.
8.2.4 Transporter will monitor performance of the EDI mechanism
and will arrange for enhancements as conditions warrant.
8.2.5 An interested party utilizing Transporter's EDI mechanism
assumes sole responsibility for all use of the EDI mechanism and
the files of and the information transacted via the EDI mechanism