Mobile Bay Pipeline Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: / / , Docket: RP98-329-001, Status: Effective
Substitute Second Revised Sheet No. 186A Substitute Second Revised Sheet No. 186A : Effective
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 186A
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
4.3.1 By 4/1/97, all parties sending and receiving data should accept a
TCP/IP connection. At a minimum, sending and receiving parties
should designate an internet address as a designated site for the
receipt and delivery of GISB standardized data sets subject to the
successful completion of pilot testing by 1/1/97 to ensure that
security, performance (within GISB standard data transmission time),
and reliability are acceptable. The GISB data file format should be
utilized. The Future Technology Task Force should determine the
direction of outstanding issues such as security, archiving, receipt
notification, etc., by 7/1/96.
4.3.2 On time stamping, data leaves control of originator by same time
(deadline) regardless of mechanism (3rd party service provider time
stamp is acceptable) and 15 minutes of communication time should be
available to allow accumulation of all transactions to the pipeline.
A standard network protocol (TCP/IP) should be in service for direct
connect to the pipeline designated site by 4/1/97.
4.3.3 Originating party is any system originating/creating the document
reflecting the transaction to be submitted (this could also include
third-party service provider or transportation services provider's
EBB). Within the 15-minute window the transaction should be
received by the receiving party. Errors in transmission shall be
governed by the terms and conditions of the trading partner
agreement between the parties. The receiving party may also waive
the 15-minute window requirement at its own discretion.
4.3.5 Documents that are made available on the Transportation Service
Provider’s designated site should be downloadable on demand in a GISB
specified electronic structure.
4.3.6 By August 1, 1997 Transportation Service Providers should establish a
HTML page(s) accessible via the Internet’s World Wide Web. The
information that is currently provided should be posted as follows:
1) Notices (critical notices, operation notices, system wide notes,
2) FERC Order No. 566 affiliated marketer information. (affiliate
allocation log, 24 hr. discount postings, etc.)
3) Operationally available and unsubscribed capacity
4) Index of customers
5) Transportation Service Provider’s tariff (Terms, conditions and
rates), or general terms and conditions.
Transportation Service Providers should make all pertinent EBB
functions and information available via the Internet or via the
technology recommended by GISB within a reasonable amount of time
after each function or information has become standardized as
appropriate by GISB