Ozark Gas Transmission System

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-179-004, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 42 Second Revised Sheet No. 42 : Superseded

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 42







+ 1. Technology and mechanisms that are at the sole

discretion of the customer.


+ 2. Technology and mechanisms that are at the sole

discretion of the provider.


Principle 4.1.2: The Electronic Delivery Mechanism does not

pick winners, rather it should create an environment where

the marketplace can dictate a winner or winners.



Principle 4.1.3: The solutions should be cost effective,

simple and economical.


Principle 4.1.4 The solutions should provide for a seamless

marketplace for natural gas.


Principle 4.1.5: Data should be made available to all

requesters in an accepted standard format comparable both in

time and delivery mechanism.


Principle 4.1.6: Data providers (transportation service

providers) should interface with third party vendors

according to GISB standards.


Principle 4.1.7: Electronic communications between parties

to the transaction should be done on a nondiscriminatory

basis, whether through an agent or directly with any party

to the transaction.


Principle 4.1.8: The same business result should occur

regardless of the electronic delivery mechanism: this

principle should guide definition of the business process,

data content of the transaction, and the timing of the



Principle 4.1.9: Service providers should post clear and

precise business processing rules at the designated site, or

in writing, upon request.


Principle 4.1.10: There should be at least one standard

(computer-to-computer exchange of transactional data) for

data exchange format.


Principle 4.1.11: The proposed future technology model

reflects a minimum standard capability for 4/1/97. This

model represents ongoing process and is subject to later

revisions depending on the findings of the Future Technology

Task Force.


Principle 4.1.12: Protocols and tools that parties elect to

support should be "Internet-compatible."


Principle 4.1.13: Regarding the request that EBBs need to

provide the ability to create and print specialized reports,

the data should made available so as to permit the users of

the information to download the data to be used in their



Principle 4.1.14: The industry should use standard policies

and guidelines for testing new data sets. These guidelines

are currently developed using the GISB guideline adoption

procedures (GAP).