Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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

First Revised Sheet No. 33A First Revised Sheet No. 33A : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 33A








(ii) Operational Impact Area


Operational Impact Area is the largest possible area on Company's system in

which imbalances have a similar operational effect and within which the

Balancing Party can trade imbalances without incurring any charges for

Transportation Service, except for any fuel and losses resulting from the

trade. On Company'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 Balancing Party may notify Company either electronically or in writing

that it wishes its imbalances to be posted on Company's Web Site as being

available for trading. The Balancing Party shall communicate to Company

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 Company by

11:45 a.m. (CCT) shall be posted by 8:00 a.m. (CCT) on the following Gas



The Balancing Party may also notify Company to post automatically the

Balancing Party's imbalances on Company's Web Site. The Balancing Party

shall communicate to Company a contact name, phone number, and e-mail

address and any special conditions. Company shall continue to post

imbalances for trading until subsequent notice is received by Company to

discontinue such posting.


(iv) Trading of Imbalances


After a trade has been negotiated between Balancing Parties, one Balancing

Party (the Initiating Trader) shall notify Company electronically or in

writing of its request to trade imbalances with another Balancing Party

(the Confirming Trader).


In the form prescribed by Company, the Initiating Trader must communicate

to Company the parties to the trade; contact names, phone numbers, and

e-mail addresses; quantity and zone location of the imbalances to be

traded; and the direction of the imbalance trade.