Tuscarora Gas Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 07/01/2009, Docket: RP09-926-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 97 First Revised Sheet No. 97
Superseding: Substitute Original Sheet No. 97
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
6. BALANCING, ADHERENCE TO SCHEDULING, AND CONTRACT OVERRUNS (Continued)
6.5 Operational Balancing Agreement.
(a)[NAESB WGQ Standard 2.2.1] An OBA is a contract between two parties
which specifies the procedures to manage operating variances at an
(b)[NAESB WGQ Standard 2.3.3] There is no need to submit predetermined
allocations if a transportation service provider has an OBA in effect
for a point.
(c)In accordance with NAESB WGQ Standard 2.3.29, Transporter will enter
into an Operational Balancing Agreement (OBA) with the Receiving Party.
The Receiving Party is the down stream pipeline or local distribution
company (LDC) that takes delivery of the gas at the Delivery Point for
its own account and/or the account of its transportation customers. The
Receiving Party will be responsible for any imbalances at the Delivery
(d)The penalties specified in Section 6.2 above shall not be applicable at
those points covered by a balancing agreement.
6.6 Penalty Provisions Inapplicable.
(a)[NAESB WGQ Standard 2.3.31] No imbalance penalty should be imposed
when a prior period adjustment applied to the current period causes or
increases a current month penalty.
(b)When more than one penalty specified in Section 6.2 applies, Shipper
pays only the least of the applicable penalties.
(c)Unauthorized overrun penalties and scheduling penalties shall only
apply to the extent that Shipper has access to timely meter information
to meet nomination deadlines.