Viking Gas Transmission Company
First Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 02/01/2009, Docket: RP09-279-000, Status: Effective
Fifth Revised Sheet No. 79 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 79
Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 79
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
21. RELEASES OR ASSIGNMENTS OF FIRM TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENTS (Continued)
21.9 Submission of Information
Shippers shall submit all necessary information, releases, Replacement Requests
and bids to Company via Company's System.
21.10 Marketing of Released Capacity
Company shall have no obligation to market any capacity available to be
released by a Releasing Shipper. Company, however, may agree to market
capacity for a Releasing Shipper and may negotiate a fee with the Releasing
Shipper for such service.
21.11 Further Conditions on Release of Transportation Rights
(a) Persons participating in this release program agree to be bound by and
shall comply with the terms and conditions of this Tariff, and all
applicable FERC rules, orders and regulations.
(b) All terms and conditions in all releases must be objectively stated,
applicable to all Bidders and non-discriminatory.
(c) The minimum term for any release shall be one day and the maximum term
shall be the remaining term of the Releasing Shipper's Released
(d) For volumetric releases with a term of more than one year, or for
volumetric releases with a term of one year or less that will take effect
more than one year from the date Releasing Shipper notifies the Company of
the release, the Maximum Rate shall not exceed the daily demand rate for
the released capacity. Such Maximum Rate for volumetric releases only
applies to the reservation portion for the rate; the Replacement Shipper
will also be liable for all applicable usage charges. The Maximum Rates
for all other releases with a term of more than one year, or for releases
with a term of one year or less that will take effect more than one year
from the date Releasing Shipper notifies the Company of the release shall
be the applicable maximum reservation rate and commodity rate, as well as
all other applicable rates, charges and surcharges set forth in this
Tariff, notwithstanding any discount to such rates, charges or surcharges
then in effect for the Releasing Shipper. To the extent the Commission
has a policy providing a Maximum Rate ceiling for capacity releases, for a
Shipper that is a Consenting Party under the terms and conditions of the
Docket No. RP02-132-000 Stipulation and Agreement, the Maximum Rate
ceiling for capacity releases, regardless of the term of the underlying
contract, shall be the Category 1 rate applicable to the Rate Schedule of
the underlying contract.
(e) All terms and conditions of all releases must be consistent with the terms
and conditions of the Releasing Shipper's Agreement and with this Tariff,
including the provisions on nominations and scheduling of service and
curtailment of service.