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)
(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
(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.