Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/01/2004, Docket: RP04-306-000, Status: Effective

Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 41A Twelfth Revised Sheet No. 41A : Effective

Superseding: Eleventh Revised Sheet No. 41A

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)

 

o The term "Mcf" shall mean 1,000 cubic feet of gas.

 

o The term "month" shall mean the period from 9:00 a.m. CCT on the first day of the

calendar month and ending at 9:00 a.m. CCT on the first day of the next

succeeding calendar month.

 

o The terms "Operational Balancing Agreement" or "OBA" shall mean the contract

between Company and Balancing Party which specifies the procedures to manage

operating variances at an interconnect. Company shall use the NAESB WGQ Model

OBA whenever possible. Company shall enter into an OBA at all pipeline-to-

pipeline (interstate and intrastate) interconnects. The OBA parties will take

the necessary steps to ensure that the cumulative daily OBA imbalance is

maintained at or tends towards a zero imbalance. [2.2.1/v1.1][6.5.2/v1.4]

[2.3.29/v1.3]

 

o The term "Operational Flow Order" (OFO) shall mean an order issued to alleviate

conditions, inter alia, which threaten or could threaten the safe operations or

system integrity, of the Transportation Service Provider's system or to maintain

operations required to provide efficient and reliable firm service. Whenever a

Transportation Service Provider experiences these conditions, any pertinent order

should be referred to as an Operational Flow Order. Company shall attempt to

minimize the use of OFOs and the declaration of critical periods and, when

possible, shall direct an OFO to the specific party(s) creating the operating

conditions. The declaration to the affected parties of OFOs, critical periods,

and/or Critical Notices shall describe the conditions and the specific responses

required from the affected parties. Notice procedures of OFO conditions shall be

clearly defined in Company's Tariff. [1.2.6/v1.1] [1.1.12/v1.1] [1.3.26/v1.1]

[1.3.34/v1.1]

 

o Primary Path - Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Shipper and Company,

a Primary Path shall be deemed to extend from the Primary Receipt Point

designated in the Firm Transportation Agreement to the Primary Delivery Point

designated in the Firm Transportation Agreement. In the event of multiple

Primary Receipt Points and/or Primary Delivery Points, the Primary Path(s) shall

be determined by allocating the MDQ designated for each Primary Receipt Point in

the Firm Transportation Agreement on a pro rata basis to each Primary Delivery

Point designated in the Firm Transportation Agreement; provided however, that in

no event can the Primary Path capacity extending from a Primary Receipt Point to

a Primary Delivery Point exceed the MDQ at either that Primary Receipt Point(s)

or that Primary Delivery Point(s) as was designated in the Firm Transportation

Agreement for that specific point.