Viking Gas Transmission Company

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-807-000, Status: Effective

Eighth Revised Sheet No. 136 Eighth Revised Sheet No. 136

Superseding: Seventh Revised Sheet No. 136




(Applicable to firm transportation rights

released pursuant to Section 21 of the

General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff)



THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into this ____ day of _______ by and between

VIKING GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, a Delaware corporation, hereinafter called "Company" and

_____________________, hereinafter variously called "Bidder" or "Replacement Shipper."


WHEREAS, Company owns and operates an interstate natural gas transmission system and

provides transportation service for third-party Shippers on such system;


WHEREAS, Company's Tariff on file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

(FERC) permits firm transportation Shippers under Company's Rate Schedule FT-A to release

some or all of their transportation rights under the terms and conditions presented in the



WHEREAS, Bidder desires to submit bids for transportation rights released by one or

more firm Shippers and Company's Tariff requires bidder to enter into this Released

Transportation Agreement as a pre-condition to the submission of any such bids; and


WHEREAS, Company is willing to enter into this Agreement with Bidder and provide

transportation service to Bidder as a Replacement Shipper to the extent it obtains released

transportation rights;


NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements as herein set

forth, the parties hereto agree as follows:




In the event transportation rights are released to Bidder, Company shall prepare and

submit to Bidder an Exhibit "R-1" setting forth the TQ of the released transportation

service, applicable receipt and delivery points, the rates to be paid for service using

released rights, the name of the Rate Schedule governing such released transportation

rights ("Governing Rate Schedule") and any special terms and conditions applicable to such

released transportation rights, including conditions of curtailment or recall. If

Replacement Shipper subsequently obtains additional released transportation rights pursuant

to the terms and conditions of Company's Tariff, an additional exhibit (designated

sequentially as Exhibit R-2, Exhibit R-3, etc.) shall be added to this Agreement for each

such award of transportation rights. Each such Exhibit shall be added to this Agreement

without any requirement of execution by Replacement Shipper and, upon such addition, shall

be incorporated in and be considered a part of this Agreement.