Viking Gas Transmission Company

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 52-001, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 126 Original Sheet No. 126 : Superseded

 

 

 

 

OPERATIONAL BALANCING AGREEMENT

(For Use at Points of Delivery)

 

 

This Agreement dated and effective ____________________, 19___ is by and between Viking Gas

Transmission Company (Viking), and ___________________ (Operator).

 

W I T N E S S E T H:

 

WHEREAS, Viking transports natural gas to the delivery point(s) specified in Exhibit "A"

attached hereto (Delivery Point(s)) and Operator receives such gas from Viking;

 

WHEREAS, the gas actually delivered at the Delivery Point(s) is at times different than the

quantities nominated to be transported by Viking from those point(s);

 

WHEREAS, Viking and Operator desire to aggregate all quantities delivered at all of the

Delivery Point(s) for balancing purposes and to allocate the transportation of natural gas from

the Delivery Point(s) based upon confirmed nominations and to allocate any difference between such

confirmed nominations and actual deliveries at the Delivery Point(s) (Operational Imbalance) to

this Agreement;

 

WHEREAS, Viking and Operator desire to correct the Operational Imbalances in subsequent

periods in cash, unless the parties mutually agree otherwise; and

 

WHEREAS, Viking and Operator desire to implement operating rules designed to encourage

conduct that maintains Viking's system balance in a manner that facilitates the movement of gas

transportation purposes.

 

ARTICLE I

NOMINATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS

 

1.1 Confirmation of Nominations - Prior to the beginning of the month in which service is to

commence, Viking and Operator shall confirm the quantities nominated to be transported by

Viking at the Delivery Point(s) commencing on the first day of the month following

confirmation. Any modification to such confirmed quantities shall be confirmed by Viking and

Operator prior to the commencement of the revised service. Viking shall provide evidence of

such confirmations in writing within two business days after such confirmation, unless

mutually agreed to otherwise. Operator shall notify Viking of any errors in the confirmed

nominations within two business days of receipt of such written evidence from Viking. If

Operator fails to respond to Viking's request to confirm the quantities to be transported at

any Delivery Point(s) in accordance with the above, then this Agreement shall terminate upon

written notice from Viking at the end of that calendar month.