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					                  North American Energy Standards Board
                  1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                  Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                  Home Page: www.naesb.org


TO:      Wholesale Gas Quadrant and Wholesale Electric Quadrant e-Tariff Subcommittee
         members, and Interested Industry Participants
FROM: Laura Kennedy, Meeting/Project Manager
RE:      Draft Minutes of e-Tariff Subcommittee Meeting April 26, 2007
DATE:    May 30, 2007
                      WEQ and WGQ E-Tariff Subcommittee Meeting
                       April 26, 2007 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern
                   Hosted by American Gas Association – Washington, DC
                                       Draft Minutes
1.      Welcome and Administrative Items
Mr. Sappenfield welcomed the meeting participants in the room and on the phone. Ms.
Kennedy read the antitrust guidelines. Mr. Sappenfield reviewed the agenda. Ms. Van Pelt
moved, seconded by Ms. Davis, to adopt the agenda as drafted. The motion passed without
objection.
Next, the subcommittee reviewed the draft minutes from the March 13, 2007 meeting. Ms.
Davis submitted a redline version of the March 13, 2007 minutes that included the proposed
redlines submitted by Mr. Goldenberg, Mr. Novak, Mr. Bartholomot, and Ms. Davis: Combined
Redlined Minutes Submitted by Dale Davis. A typographical error was corrected on page 14.
Ms. Davis moved, seconded by Mr. Young to adopt the redlined minutes submitted by Ms.
Davis as the final minutes for the March 13 meeting with the corrected error on page 14. The
motion passed unanimously. The final minutes are posted on the NAESB website: Final
Minutes.
2.      Presentations
FERC Staff Presentation: Next, Mr. K. Pierce presented the work paper submitted by FERC
Staff: Filing Field Data Example Submitted by FERC Staff. Mr. K. Pierce reviewed many of the
data elements set forth in the work paper (reflected in bold in the following discussion). He
noted that the website entry of the tariff information will not be as functional as the field
software (AKA Distributed Software).
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Filing ID: This element is submitted by the filer. It was highlighted with gray in the work
paper because FERC Staff presumed that this element would require further discussion as to
whether FERC or the submitter would generate the Filing ID.
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Filing Description: This will be a free form field to name the tariff filings. The name will be
assigned by the filer. There will be 80 characters permitted in the field due to restrictions in
elLibrary.
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Database Identifier: The Database Identifier will be inserted by the filer.. The Database
Identifier will be the same for subsequent filings. Since Database Identifiers are maintained
separately for each company, it will be possible for a Database Identifier to be the same for
more than one company, however, this is not a problem because the Company Identifier will be
different for each company.
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Type of Filing: FERC Regulations require filers to provide the type of filing that is being made.
There is a list of filing types on the FERC website and in the e-Tariff software. The list is also
available in .pdf format on the FERC website.



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                    North American Energy Standards Board
                    1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                    Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                    Home Page: www.naesb.org

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Point of Contact fields: Mr. K. Pierce stated that the Point of Contact information can be
expanded to allow more than one Point of Contact to be included. Mr. K. Pierce added that
INGAA had requested the inclusion of a field to provide the title of the Point of
ContactCompany Authorizing Person. FERC Staff supported inclusion of the title field.
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Associated Filing: This field will require reference to a previous filing that is to be associated
with the subject filing at hand, such as in the case of compliance filings. The Ffiling iIdentifier
for the associated filing will be inserted in this field.
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Fee Reference Code: Mr. K. Pierce stated that some tariff programs still require fees. The fee
reference code field will be filled with a confirmation number when payments are made with the
Department of Treasury at www.pay.gov .
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Waiver Requested: This field requires the filer to provider information on whether waiver of
certain regulations for tariff filings is sought in the filing. The filer can select “all” as an option.
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Supporting Documents: This field will be filled with native file binary data. The documents
can be submitted in native format such as Word and Excel. The limitation of 10 MB for efFiling
will also apply to the native file binary data, and this size limit will be adjusted to reflect
increases in the eFiling size limit. Mr. Coleman noted that the binary data will not be
converted and will be accepted exactly how it is transmitted by the filer.
Mr. Brooks asked if it will be acceptable to send compressed data. Mr. Coleman stated that
determination will have to be made during the technical discussions. Mr. Coleman suggested
that attachments larger than 10 MB will have to be separated and submitted separately.
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Supporting Document Filename: This field is limited to 64 alphanumeric characters, which
is also the limitation in elLibrary. This field will provides an opportunity for the filer to add a
description of the type of information included in the Supporting Document.
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Document Security Level: Mr. Pierece noted that if the filer wanted to include protective
material in the transmittal, the filer would need to also submit a version for public view that
has the protected material redacted. The FERC software will be able to use the Document
Security Level field information to determine which version is the public version and which
version includes the protected material. The transmittal letter can not be protected.
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Tariff Content Data Section: : The fields in Tthis section of fields will allow the filer to
describe what the tariff records that are provided at the level of granularity optionchosen the
filer has used by the filerin filing the tariff.
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Record Identifier: The Record Identifier will be a way to identify the submittal that will not
change. This identifier will be used with other identifiers to track the history of all of the
changes and impacts to the item in the database. The Record Identifier will be a value chosen
and entered by the filer. The sheet number should not be used in the Record Identifier field
because the sheet number is not considered a software data element. Other fields will provide
the filer with information regarding the sheet number of the document. There will be flexibility
in terms of the granularity of the Record Identifier – it can be a page, section, part, or all of a
tariff, and there will be the ability to make distinctions regarding sheets, sections, etc. The filer
can build functionality into the way the Record Identifier is created.
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Record Title: A title will be assigned by the filer to the record for display in the tTable of
cContents. This will be an optional field. In Orders 888 and 890, the FERC prescribed the
content of an OATT including the titles, so those prescribed titles would be used in this field.
Mr. Hairston asked if there would be a reference code for the Cover Transmittal Letter. Mr. K.
Pierce stated that there would be a reference code for the Cover Transmittal Letter. Mr.

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                   1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                   Home Page: www.naesb.org

Hairston asked if a list of the required documents will self-populate once the tType of fFiling is
selected. Mr. K. Pierce stated that FERC anticipates that there would be a list of what the
Commission regulations require, similar to the INGAA proposal.
Mr. Bartholomot asked whether an entire document would be identified by one record if the
entire document option for filing tariffs is used by the filer. Mr. Coleman stated that there
would be a record assigned to any “group” theof document(s) regardless of how they are
divided.
Mr. Kravis asked whether FERC Order 614 would be rescinded. Mr. K. Pierce stated that Order
614 will not be rescinded. But Order 614 can be amended, for example to modify current
pagination and other such requirements.
Mr. K. Pierce stated that FERC staff proposes that if filers are going to submit tariffs in sheets,
that they do not submit the sheets in .pdf format. Documents in .pdf format cause problems
when going across different software format platforms. Documents in .pdf format have to be
viewed in Adobe Acrobat. If a .pdf document is submitted, then Adobe Acrobat must be
launched each time the document is viewed. Mr. K. Pierce stated that FERC Staff prefers that
the documents using the sheet option be submitted in html format or other similar format.
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For Rows 37-39 of the work paper:          Record Number, Record Collation Value, and
Alternative Record Number will require additional discussion. Record Number is the                    Formatted: Font: Bold
equivalent of where the documents hits within the parent / child and organizational structure
and how it shows up in the Table of Contents. Mr. Colemean added that the Record Collation            Formatted: Font: Bold
Value will be used behind the scenes to provide a way to sort the titlesrecords. These fields are
up for discussion.
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Record Parent or Container Identifier: This element provides a way for the filer to note
which level and parent number record the document should be assigned.
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Record Effective Priority Order: This field will be important when mistakes are made, or
when a compliance filing is submitted, or when several filings are submitted on the same date
on in separate proceedings. Mr. Cutting asked if multiple changes are submitted on the same
sheet, but the changes have different effective dates, if the version of the tariff the company has
posted on its website would be different from the version that the FERC considers effective.
Mr. K. Pierce stated that wcould be the case. Ms. Key stated that it is commonplace to have
the effective date in a submittal be “upon cCommission acceptance”. Mr. K. Pierce stated that
while the FERC regulations require proposal of an effective date, in order to set the notice
period, in the end the FERC controls the effective date.
The question was asked if a rate schedule is within an ISO/RTO’s tariff, how will a company
provide the information that it is part of the ISO/RTO’s OATT. Mr. K. Pierce stated that the
original proposal was to use a double identification methodology. Mr. Coleman and others
need to discuss how that information will be submitted. A separate database may have to be
created. This isThe Record Effective Priority Order sets forth the implementation ofidentifies
which of the multiple sheets with the same proposed effective date should be considered as the
last sheet standing that and the cCommission will consider it as the effective tariff or sheet.
The question was asked whether there would be analytical capabilities to view previous status
settings and pending changes in the public viewer. Mr. K. Pierce stated that it is the objective
that the public would be able to view all the information through the public website from day
one going forward, but not going backward. Ms. Glassman asked if the information will be
provided on elLibrary. Mr. K. Pierce stated that elLibrary will not compile tariffs as elLibrary is
an archival system.


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                   North American Energy Standards Board
                   1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                   Home Page: www.naesb.org

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Record Plain Text: This field will be filled with the text of the tariff sheet or language included
in the document in order to provide the ability for textual word search. If the whole tariff is
submitted as a .pdf and only one word is changed, then the filer would re-file the document
and paste the language within the .pdf document in this field. The text field can currently hold
10 MB.
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Record Type Change Requested: This field will include a table that will include the options
for filling in the field including such as change, withdrawal, pro forma, new, and cancellation.
The table will include whatever is deemed appropriate as different business rules are
associated with different filing types.
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Associated Filing: If the submittal is intended to be a compliance filing, then the Associated
Filing would tie back to the previously proposed tariff record.
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Option Designation / Associated Option Designation: This The Option Designation field will
be used when the filer submits several different options for proposed tariff language. When
several different alternatives are submitted, the FERC typically accepts one and rejects the
rest. The FERC will not accept multiple versions of a sheet to be effective at the same time.
This field will not change that practice nor the current business rules for submitting
alternatives.
Mr. K. Pierce noted that FERC Staff is willing to handle a limited number of formats for
submittal of tariff documents. To the extent that the FERC systems can handle a format,
FERC Staff is willing to discuss using that format. FERC Staff has supported the use of ASCII
format. It will be a discussion that needs to take place with the technical group as to what will
be the default will be and what other options will be available.
Pipeline Segment Presentation: Mr. Love provided the presentation on behalf of the Pipeline
Segment. The Pipeline Segment submitted several work papers for consideration at this
meeting that were posted on the NAESB website: Comments Submitted by the Pipeline
Segment - Work Paper 1 of 5; Late - Pipeline Work Paper 2 of 5 - Draft Instruction Manual; Late
- Pipeline Work Paper 3 of 5 - Example eTariff Filing Portal; Late - Pipeline Work Paper 4 of 5 -
Draft Reference Code Table; and Late - Pipeline Work Paper 5 of 5 - Additional Questions for
FERC.
Mr. Love stated that the Pipeline Segment reviewed the draft standards posted for this meeting
(WGQ/WEQ eTariff Work Paper of Draft Proposed Business Practice Standards) and
determined that items needed clarification, definition, and clarity in order that the standards
electronic filing process could be implemented. Mr. Love stated that instead of creating
standards, the e-Tariff Subcommittee should spend time defining the elements of an
instruction manual and clarifying the data elements. A great deal of definition and usage
needs to be defined in order to effectively submit a tariff filing via electronic format. The
Pipeline Segment determined that the actual standards drafted to address this effort should be
de minimius. The standards drafted by the Pipeline Segment include a definition of who must
make a tariff filing, and a standards that states that when the tariff is submitted, the submitter
must follow the instructions set forth in a FERC Order that would reference the an instruction
manual , a proposed format of such was drafted by the Pipeline Segment.
The instruction manual would include a diagram to depict the process and examples of various
filing modes; glossary and data dictionary items; and reference tables. The glossary / data
dictionary portions of the draft instruction manual were based off the FERC work papers with
clarification added as necessary to make it clear how to use each data element. It was the
intent of the Pipeline Segment that the instruction manual be applicable to not only to the
natural gas industry, but also to the electric, and oil industries. The diagram depicts three

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                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
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options to submit tariff filings. Option 1 would provide the ability to submit upload the entire
tariff filing (e.g. the transmittal, notice, redline and tariff changes) in one file, in .pdf format.
Option 2 would provide the ability to submit each attachment individually, for a sheet based
tariff, but the sheets would be submitted in one package.and within Option 2 there are two
ways to submit tariff content data: (a) create the metadata and submit individual records or (b)
upload all the files with the associated metadata (bundled).
The Pipeline Segment proposed taking all of the standards and breaking them into two
business practices that would be supported by the instruction manual and technical
standards. Ms. Davis stated that the rationale for not drafting specific additional business
practice standards, other than the two proposed, was because the pipelines would be required
to incorporate the text of the standards into their tariffs and it would not be appropriate to
have instructions on how to submit the tariff to the FERC within the tariff itself.
Mr. Novak asked the Pipeline Segment representatives whether the Pipeline Segment proposal
would require redlines to be included when a tariff filing is submitted. Ms. Daly noted that the
regulations require that a redline of the tariff be submitted. Mr. Novak asked the Pipeline
Segment representatives if the instruction manual would be considered business practice
standards. Ms. Van Pelt stated that the instruction manual would be an attachment to the
Final order that explains how the tariff would be filed. She explained that this is similar to the
Index of Customers. It is the expectation by the Pipeline Segment that the FERC would issue a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would direct jurisdictional entities that are required to
submit tariffs would to do so by using the instruction manual. Mr. Novak asked if one would
like to seek a change to the instruction manual, would one do so through the FERC or through
NAESB. Ms. Van Pelt stated that if FERC did issue a NOPR and then require entities to use the
instruction manual, changes would have to be made through NAESB. Mr. Novak stated that in
order to move forward with the Pipeline Segment proposal, it would have to be voted on using
the NAESB voting rules for balanced votes at the subcommittee level and super majority vote at
the Executive Committee and membership ratification level. Ms. Van Pelt stated that the
Pipeline Segment considered the issues raised by Mr. Novak regarding voting using the NAESB
rules, but could not figure out how to vote on it in NAESB. Mr. Novak stated that if all
segments will not have the ability to vote on the proposal, then he would not support moving
forward with the Pipeline Segment proposal. Ms. Van Pelt stated that the subcommittee could
create a way to document segment support or lack of support. Ms. Key stated that the electric
industry wants the same assurance that the work product will not be submitted to the FERC
by NAESB without being voted on using the NAESB voting procedures. Ms. McQuade stated
that in order to move forward with the Pipeline Segment proposal in the manner in which Ms.
Van Pelt described would require changes to the NAESB process, which would have to be made
by the Board of Directors.
Ms. Key asked if NAESB could adopt a standard that says that NAESB supports the instruction
manual. Ms. McQuade stated that NAESB could adopt such a standard, but it would still
require the same balanced and super majority voting hurdles. Mr. Sappenfield noted that the
NAESB Wholesale Gas Quadrant has adopted one or two simple standards, but the simple
standards could not stand alone. Additional documentation is needed to implement the
standards.
Mr. Bartholomot stated that the e-Tariff Subcommittee still needed to establish basic elements,
such as whether the sheet option will accommodate single sections or multiple sections. He
noted that the basic standards should provide a straightforward picture of what will be
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                   1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                   Home Page: www.naesb.org

Ms. Van Pelt noted that if you are not in favor of the instruction manual conceptwere not
included, then you would not agree to the basic standard drafted by the Pipeline Segment.
should not move forward.
Mr. Novak stated that as long as the standards development is conducted using the NAESB
process and voting rules, then he could support moving forward with the Pipeline Segment
proposal as a concept. Ms. Van Pelt stated that the Pipeline Segment did not intend for the
instruction manual to be a business practice standard. Ms. Davis noted that the Pipeline
Segment proposal used the information in the proposed standards, but did so in data tables,
which was a more appropriate place for such information.
Ms. Daly stated that NAESB was contacted by the FERC to develop standards. If industry
participants do not want standards to be developed, then they should submit comments in the
FERC Rulemaking process.
After further discussion, Mr. Sappenfield requested that the subcommittee participants discuss
how to move forward. Mr. Bartholomot stated that the standards should include the entire
document option, the ability to grandfather older documents. He requested more discussion
on whether to have the web portal mechanism and how that would interplay with the option of
going back to the dDistributed sSoftware.
Mr. Goldenberg stated that it was the goal in the FERC Staff work papers to distinguish what
would be acceptable in the entire document format versus what would be acceptable using the
sheet or section based format. FERC Staff has noted in the past that it would not be
acceptable to have submittal of a 1,500 page RTO tariff as a single .pdf file. FERC Staff ran the
options by management and it was determined that oil tariffs could be submitted using the
entire document option in .pdf format. In addition any rate schedule other than an open
access transmission tariff can also be submitted using the entire document option in .pdf
format. An open access rate schedule or tariff should be filed using the sheet based format.
FERC Staff cannot commit to what would formats would be acceptable except as specifically
noted. He stated that there could be discussion on the pro forma open access transmission
tariffs, because once the FERC accepts them, they are not modified except once every few
years. Mr. Goldenberg stated that he could take that suggestion back to management. In the
alternative there could also be discussion on submitting the pro forma open access
transmission tariffs in .pdf format. He noted that it will be up to the Commission how much
more broadly filers can use the entire document option. Mr. Goldenberg added that FERC Staff
has always said it would be acceptable to submit a section larger than an individual sheet.
Mr. Hairston suggested that there be flexibility to file open access transmission tariffs in either
the sheet based format or entire document option format. Mr. Goldenberg stated that if the
entire tariff were submitted in .pdf format every time a change is made it would be impossible
to go back and find the individual change to a particular sheet or section. FERC Staff would
have to review every .pdf filed to determine what section was revised and in what document the
revision was made. If the redline were submitted as an attachment with only the section that
is changed, then FERC Staff could view in the software the effective tariff, the superseded
sheets, etc. FERC Staff is willing to accept .pdf formatted documents if the documents are
seldom amended or are not long documents so that it will be easier to determine the changes
that have been made. Ms. Daly noted that FERC Staff also wants the ability to do a word
search within the text. Mr. K. Pierce stated that if the .pdf format is submitted, then FERC
Staff will have to open up every single .pdf document and determine the status of each
document. Mr. Hairston stated that Southern Company would like to preserve the option to
file its tariff as a whole document. Ms. Key stated that the vote of the electric industry will
hinge on whether the option to file the tariff as an entire document is preserved. Mr.

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                   1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                   Home Page: www.naesb.org

Goldenberg stated that regardless of whether the entire document or sheet based option is
used, the same metadata will have to be submitted.
Ms. Munson noted that .pdf documents are created using documents in native format. She
suggested that the documents be filed in native format due to limitations with .pdf. Mr. Purtee
stated that html creates formatting problems for such things as tables and graphs. These are
items that when everyone were agreed to as part of the contract when the contents of the
documents were in wWord format. He indicated that similar problems occur with html. Ms.
Daly stated that the .pdf option would be ideal for those types of documents that are not in any
native format due to the age of the documents. Mr. Hunt added that documents are created
using a variety of software formats and using the .pdf format provides a way to consolidate the
documents into one package while preserving the formatting of the native files.
Mr. Goldenberg noted that the official record will be the file contained in elLibrary. The e-Tariff
tool is intended as a research tool that will provide a viewer to enable FERC Staff and the
public to do research. The language displayed using the viewer is not the version that would
be used as the official document in a rate case, but a tool to determine the language in effect.
Mr. Novak stated that customers want to see what is on websites today in addition to the
ability to download the entire tariff in a text searchable format.
Mr. Sappenfield stated that the e-Tariff Subcommittee is working on the data that is needed to
submit to the FERC. The method will support either a whole document, sheet or section-based
submittals. It is up to the individual regulated entities who that must do this to make a choice
of what format to submit given the limitations the FERC Staff has identified in the
requirements. This will not replace what is considered the official tariff. The key to the work of
the e-Tariff Subcommittee is to move forward in such a way that will provide information for
submittal into the FERC e-Tariff database.
A participant asked how charts and graphs will be handled in the public viewer. Mr. K. Pierce
stated that charts and graphs will be depicted in the public viewer in .pdf format. Ms. Key
asked if the public viewer pulled up raw text or pulled up html format. Mr. K. Pierce stated
that the software was integrated. Mr. Goldenberg stated that the original software took the text
that was pasted in and created in the background the searchable text. Mr. Goldenberg asked if
some participants wanted to consider going back to the distributed software. If not, then the
FERC can build a website for a web portal application. He further stated that he wasn’t sure
FERC had the money to build both methods. Ms. Key stated that it was the expectation that
the solution would be less work than the e-Tariff dDistributed sSoftware.


3.     Review and Discussion of Comments Submitted on WGQ/WEQ e-Tariff Work Paper
       of draft proposed business practice standards
The e-Tariff subcommittee only preliminarily reviewed the compilation of the comments
submitted in response to the request for comments on the WGQ/WEQ eTariff Work Paper of
Draft Proposed Business Practice Standards: Compilation of Comments Document dated
4/23/07. Mr. Sappenfield stated that many of the comments had been addressed during the
discussion during the meeting.
4.     Draft Standards Language based on Comments Received
This item was not addressed.
5.     Next Steps and Meetings


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                   1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                   Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                   Home Page: www.naesb.org

Ms. Van Pelt suggested that the next meetings be scheduled as two day meetings. She also
suggested that a conference call be scheduled between this meeting and the June 4 meeting to
discuss how the e-Tariff Subcommittee will approach the standards development. Mr.
Sappenfield stated that the discussion of the approach should include whether to pursue the
Pipeline Segment proposal. It was determined that a conference call would be scheduled prior
to the June 4 meeting for a one topic agenda – the approach for the standards development.
The question was asked if NAESB creates an implementation guide, if the FERC will request
NAESB to make any changes that are needed in the future. Mr. Goldenberg stated that the
FERC would not seek changes to the implementation guide at NAESB. Ms. McQuade stated
that if the implementation guide is not going to be a NAESB work product, then NAESB should
not be involved in its creation. Mr. Goldenberg stated that if the industry participants would
prefer to go back to the use of the dDistributed sFSoftware as opposed to the website interface,
then standards are not needed.
6.     Adjourn
Ms. Van Pelt moved, seconded by Mr. Burden, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 4:01 PM
Eastern.
7.     Attendees
Attendee                 Organization                                  Attendance                  Formatted Table
Tony Barracchini         FERC                                          In Person
Henri Bartholomot        Edison Electric Institute                     In Person
Naomi Bourg              Northern Natural Gas                          Phone
Louise Bradford          Trunkline Gas Company                         In Person
Mary Brosnan             NiSource                                      In Person
Christopher Burden       Williams Gas Pipeline                         In Person
Ollie Burke              Energy Transmission                           Phone
Jay Carriere             MidAmerican Energy Company                    In Person
Amy Castronovo           Enbridge Energy                               In Person
John Ciza                Southern Company Generation                   In Person
Antoine Cobb             Arizona Public Service Co.                    In Person
Betty Coleman            Xcel Energy                                   Phone
Charles Coleman          FERC                                          In Person
Craig Colombo            Dominion Rsources, LDC                        Phone
Rich Cowan               TransCanada                                   Phone
David Crabtree           Tampa Electric Company                        In Person
John Cutting             NYISO                                         In Person
Jane Daly                Arizona Public Service Co.                    In Person
Dale Davis               Williams Gas Pipeline                         In Person
Elena Demeris            Unitil Service Corp.                          Phone
Rhonda Denton            BP Energy Company                             In Person
Leslie Dimitman          Bonneville Power Administration               Phone
Linda Farquhar           Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company          Phone


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                    1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                    Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                    Home Page: www.naesb.org


Attendee                  Organization                               Attendance                  Formatted Table
Giuseppe Fina             Bruder, Gentile & Marcoux, L.L.P.          In Person
Les Fyock                 American Public Gas Association            In Person
Jody Gallant              ISO New England                            In Person
Charlotte Glassman        Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC                 In Person
George Godding            FERC                                       In Person
Michael Goldenberg        FERC                                       In Person
Mark Gracey               Tennessee Gas Pipeline                     In Person
Bill Griffith             El Paso Natural Gas                        Phone
Machelle Grim             Dominion Transmission                      In Person
Dona Gussow               Florida Power & Light                      Phone
KC Hairstson              Balch & Bingham                            In Person
Brian Hall                CenterPoint Energy                         Phone
Tracee Holte              Xcel Energy Services, Inc.                 Phone
Erich Hunt                Pacific Gas and Electric Company           Phone
Cayden Jenness            California ISO                             Phone
Barbara Johnson           Tampa Electric Company                     Phone
Brian Kaeser              Dominion Transmission                      In Person
Joe Kardas                National Fuel                              Phone
Laura Kennedy             NAESB                                      In Person
Jennifer Key              Steptoe & Johnson                          In Person
Iris King                 Dominion Transmission Inc.                 In Person
Steve Kirk                Northern Natural Gas                       Phone
Daniel Klein              Alston & Bird                              In Person
Gary Kravis               UNICON, Inc.                               In Person
Cindy Kyle                Tampa Electric Company                     Phone
Mary Livingston           Peoples Gas System                         Phone
Marcus Lotto              Southern California Edison                 Phone
Paul Love                 Natural Gas Pipeline                       In Person
Lee Martin                Bonneville Power Administration            Phone
Beth Martin               We Energies                                Phone
Rob Martinko              FirstEnergy                                Phone
Kerim May                 ISO New England                            In Person
Marcy McCain              Spectra Energy                             In Person
Rae McQuade               NAESB                                      In Person
David Mendoza             Transwestern Pipeline Co. LLC              In Person
Kristine Mespelli         National Grid                              In Person
Dan Mihalik               AOPL                                       In Person
Bobbi Miller              Allegheny Energy                           In Person


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                    North American Energy Standards Board
                    1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
                    Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
                    Home Page: www.naesb.org


Attendee                  Organization                               Attendance                   Formatted Table
Jeff Molinaro             Enterprise Products Partners               In Person
Sylvia Munson             The Structure Group                        In Person
Lynn Myers                Southern California Edison                 In Person
Molly Nagle               Tennessee Gas Pipeline                     In Person
Kim Needels               NYSEG                                      Phone
Robert Neustifter         Consumers Energy Company                   Phone
David Nick                DTE Energy                                 Phone
Lisa Nishimuta            ONEOK Partners Group LLC                   Phone
Mike Novak                National Fuel Gas Distribution             In Person
Casey Nutsch              FERC                                       In Person
Gordon Pennington         United Illuminating Company                In Person
Marjorie Perlman          Energy East                                Phone
Keith Pierce              FERC                                       In Person
Mark Pierce               Spectra Energy                             In Person
Rob Potter                Portland General Electric Company          Phone
Jeffrey Purtee            Sierra Pacific Resources                   Phone
Rose Pysh                 The United Illuminating Company            Phone
Denise Rager              NAESB                                      In Person
Chris Raup                ConEdison                                  Phone
Bruce Reed                BP Pipelines                               Phone
Marv Rosenberg            Independent                                In Person
Cheryl Rule               ISO New England                            Phone
Keith Sappenfield         EnCana                                     In Person
Laurel Schmitke           Alliance Pipeline                          Phone
Korin Sharp               DTE Energy                                 In Person
Virginia Snyder           PJM Interconnection                        In Person
Leigh Spangler            Latitude Technologies                      Phone
Dawn Sutton               Progress Energy Service                    Phone
Priya Swamy               Dominion Transmission                      In Person
Cindy Thompson            Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline         Phone
Kathy Thornton            Enbridge, Inc.                             In Person
Keith Tiggelaar           Williston Basin                            In Person
Michelle Van Gordon       Midwest ISO                                In Person
Kim Van Pelt              Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line                In Person
Denny Vicente             BP Pipelines                               Phone
Nelson Yip                Consolidated Edison                        Phone
Randall Young             Boardwallk Pipelines                       In Person
Don Zeiszler              Williston Basin                            Phone


                                  WEQ and WGQ e-Tariff Meeting Draft Minutes – April 26, 2007
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North American Energy Standards Board
1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: (713) 356-0060, Fax: (713) 356-0067, E-mail: naesb@naesb.org
Home Page: www.naesb.org




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