Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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

Third Revised Sheet No. 87A Third Revised Sheet No. 87A : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 87A

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

26. FUEL AND LOSSES RETENTION ADJUSTMENT (Continued)

 

26.2 Fuel and Losses Retention Adjustment (Continued)

 

26.2.3 Definitions

 

(a) Seasonal Period

 

The seven month period beginning each April 1 and ending each

October 31 (summer period) and the five month period beginning

each November 1 and ending each March 31 (winter period).

 

(b) Actual Gas Required for Operations (GRO)

 

Actual gas used in Company's operations including all gas

otherwise used, lost or unaccounted for.

 

(c) Estimated GRO

 

The sum of the monthly average Actual GRO quantities for the

latest three years of a Seasonal Period adjusted, where

necessary, for known variations from actual experience.

 

(d) Estimated Quantities

 

The sum of the monthly average actual quantity determinants, to

which Company allocates or assigns GRO quantities, for the latest

three years of a Seasonal Period adjusted, where necessary, for

known variations from actual experience.

 

26.2.4 Determination of the Current FLRPs

 

Company shall determine the Current FLRPs for each Seasonal Period by

the following procedures:

 

(a) The Estimated GRO quantities shall be summed with the forecasted

balance accumulating in the Deferred GRO Account as of the day

immediately preceding the effective date of the change in the

FLRP rates. Such resulting quantity shall be allocated to or

assigned among zones in accordance with the allocation methods

and principles in effect on Company's system.

 

(b) The quantities determined in Subsection 26.2.4(a) of these

General Terms and Conditions will be divided by the Estimated

Quantity determinants, as appropriate.

 

(c) Company shall maintain the Deferred GRO Account in accordance

with the following procedures:

 

(1) Company shall determine each month the Actual GRO

quantities.

 

(2) Each month, Company shall determine the actual recovery of

GRO quantities by multiplying, as applicable, Company's

FLRPs by the appropriate quantity determinants.

 

(3) Each month, Company shall determine the difference, positive

or negative, between the quantities computed in

Subsections 26.2.4(c)(1) and 26.2.4(c)(2) of these General

Terms and Conditions. The resulting difference shall be

recorded each month in a Deferred GRO Account.