Among other changes, updates to the NAESB
standard include a requirement that natural gas pipelines add an intraday nomination cycle to help synchronize all interstate gas pipelines.
In its most controversial move, the NAESB
nixed the FERC proposal to changes in the Gas Day.
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association ("NRECA"), an association of over 900 nonprofit rural electric utilities that provide power to 42 million consumers, has commented on the difficulty of participating in NAESB
As a committee member, involved firsthand in the process of defining, analyzing, and refining pipeline regulations, I will be able to ensure that Trellis remains at the fore front of the industry, in terms of its full compliance with the ever evolving NAESB
standards, while simultaneously ensuring that Blackstone provides the marketplace with an innovative, market leading, and configurable natural gas pipeline transaction management solution.
In the case of an SDO that regularly supplies governmental standards, such as the NAESB
or the API, governmental contracting may also be an option.
For example, FERC strongly encourages regulated parties to become members of NAESB
and participate in its standard-development activities.
Hosted QPTM clients will also receive the benefits of regular software updates, including updates in support of regularly evolving regulatory requirements, including FERC / NAESB
The presentations describing the alternative proposals are available through NAESB
Press Release, NAESB
, Procedures for Non-Members to Evaluate Work Products Before Purchasing (May 6, 2009), available at http://www.
Regulated natural gas pipeline and storage facility operatorsare required to comply with the latest NAESB
serves as an industry forum for the development and promotion of standards that will lead to a seamless marketplace for wholesale and retail natural gas and electricity.
Blackstone is committed to being NAESB
compliant with its TRELLIS software, a web-based, single-platform natural gas pipeline and transaction management solution.