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Standards for Business Practices for Interstate
Natural Gas Pipelines

Recent Highlights
October 16, 2015

Since 1996, FERC has adopted regulations to standardize the business practices and communication methodologies of interstate natural gas pipelines to create a more integrated and efficient pipeline grid. These regulations incorporate by reference the standards developed and adopted by the Wholesale Gas Quadrant (WGQ) of the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB). The FERC incorporated the standards in the Order No. 587 series of orders.

Oscar Santillana
Technical Issues
Telephone: 202-502-6392
Email: oscar.santillana@ferc.gov

Stanley Wolf
Technical Issues
Telephone: 202-502-6841
Email: stanley.wolf@ferc.gov

Gary Cohen
Legal Issues
Telephone: 202-502-8321
Email: gary.cohen@ferc.gov

Updated: January 13, 2016