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








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

data elements:


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.