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MPOC Change Request 14 July 2017 - Supplementary Documents

On 14 July 2017, Gas Industry Co received a request from First Gas Limited (First Gas) to make changes to the Maui Pipeline Operating Code (MPOC). The changes aim to facilitate transition to a new gas transmission access code (GTAC) when certain conditions are met.

At a recent industry workshop, First Gas informed Gas Industry Co and stakeholders that it proposed to issue further detail regarding the process for procuring and implementing a new IT system that will accompany a new GTAC. Gas Industry Co has now received this supplementary detail, and invites submissions on it. Submissions are invited by 5.00pm Thursday 7 September 2017.

The supplementary documents received from First Gas (available below) are:

  1. A letter proposing a change to the MPOC Transition Change Request (TCR) submitted to Gas Industry Co on 14 July 2017.
  2. An information paper providing stakeholders with further information on First Gas’s proposed process for procuring and implementing the IT system that will accompany the new GTAC.

First Gas has indicated that it does not propose a change to the Recommendation Request Form that formed part of the original TCR. Accordingly, Gas Industry Co will assess the TCR with reference to the form and the revised drafting following a brief period of industry consultation. We request that submissions focus only on the supplementary detail and clearly identify the extent to which it affects that stakeholder’s original submission on the TCR.

In order to allow adequate time for stakeholders and Gas Industry Co to consider the revised drafting, it is necessary to amend the timetable for consideration of the TCR.

The new timetable is as follows:

 WHAT

DATE

Submissions on First Gas’s revised TCR close

Thursday 7 September 2017

Gas Industry Co issues its draft recommendation and calls for submissions

Monday 18 September 2017

Submissions on the draft recommendation close

Monday 9 October 2017

Final recommendation released

Monday 30 October 2017

 

Consultation on the 14 July 2017 MPOC TCR closed on Wednesday 9 August 2017. The seven submissions received, the TCR which comprises the change request application and a marked-up copy of the MPOC are all available here.

Confidential information in submissions

Please note that Gas Industry Co intends to publish all submissions that it receives. You should not upload any submission to our website that contains confidential or commercially sensitive information.

If you wish to provide us with information that you consider to be confidential or commercially sensitive, please contact Gas Industry Co to discuss.

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Original Link: http://gasindustry.co.nz/work-programmes/mpoc-change-requests/14-july-2017-mpoc-transition-change-request-tcr/mpoc-change-request-14-july-2017-supplementary-documents/

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