Viking Gas Transmission Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 52-001, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 26 Original Sheet No. 26 : Superseded
RATE SCHEDULE AOT
INTERRUPTIBLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
This Rate Schedule is available for the transportation of natural gas on an interruptible
basis by Transporter for any Shipper which
(i) received service under Rate Schedule AO or authorized overrun transportation
service under Rate Schedule T-9 prior to November 1, 1992, provided that the
quantity of service received by Shipper under this Rate Schedule shall not exceed
the quantity of authorized overrun service received by Shipper under Rate Schedule
AO or T-9; and
(ii) has elected service under this Rate Schedule and has executed a Transportation
2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE
2.1 Interruptible transportation services under this Rate Schedule shall be provided when
and to the extent that Transporter determines that capacity is available in its existing
facilities without detriment or disadvantage to Transporter's firm transportation
customers. Transporter may interrupt service to any Shipper under this Rate Schedule at
any time and without prior notice to the extent required to provide service to any firm
transportation customer under Rate Schedules FT-A, FT-GS or LMS. Interruption of
service includes decreasing, suspending, or discontinuing either the receipt or delivery
of gas. Interruption and the allocation of available interruptible capacity shall be in
accordance with Article III of the General Terms and Conditions.
2.2 Transporter shall not be required to install, operate or maintain any additional
facilities in order to provide transportation service under this Rate Schedule.
Further, Transporter shall not be required to provide any service that threatens the
integrity of its system.
2.3 Transporter shall not be required to transport gas under this Rate Schedule when the
total quantity of gas scheduled for transportation is less than that required to operate
existing compression facilities necessary to provide such transportation service unless
the shipper requesting such service provides at its own cost the additional quantity of
gas required to operate such facilities.
3. QUALIFICATION FOR SERVICE
3.1 All Shippers requesting new interruptible transportation service must qualify for
service pursuant to Article XXII of the General Terms and Conditions of Transporter's
FERC Gas Tariff.