Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 02/01/2001, Docket: RP01- 47-001, Status: Suspended

Original Sheet No. 33A Original Sheet No. 33A : Suspended





(ii) Operational Impact Area


Operational Impact Area is the largest possible area on Transporter's

system in which imbalances have a similar operational effect and within

which the Operator can trade imbalances without incurring any charges

for Transportation Service, except for any fuel and losses resulting

from the trade. On Transporter's system there are two (2) Operational

Impact Areas corresponding to the two (2) rate zones on the system.


(iii) Posting of Imbalances for Trade


The Operator may notify Transporter either electronically or in

writing that it wishes its imbalances to be posted on Transporter's

Web Site as being available for trading. The Operator shall

communicate to Transporter: the quantity available for trading; the

area where the imbalance is located; a contact name, phone number, and

e-mail address; and any special conditions. Authorization to post

imbalances received by Transporter by 11:45 a.m. (CCT) shall be posted

by 8:00 a.m. (CCT) on the following day.


The Operator may also notify Transporter to post automatically

the Operator's imbalances on Transporter's Web Site. The Operator

shall communicate to Transporter: a contact name, phone number,

and e-mail address and any special conditions. Transporter shall

continue to post imbalances for trading until subsequent notice is

received by Transporter to discontinue such posting.


(iv) Trading of Imbalances


After a trade has been negotiated between Operators, one Operator (the

Initiating Trader) shall notify Transporter electronically or in

writing of its request to trade imbalances with another Operator (the

Confirming Trader).


In the form prescribed by Transporter, the Initiating Trader must

communicate to Transporter: the parties to the trade; contact names,

phone numbers, and e-mail addresses; volume and zone location of the

imbalances to be traded; and the direction of the imbalance trade.