Viking Gas Transmission Company

Original Volume No. 1

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

Original Sheet No. 31 Original Sheet No. 31 : Superseded









1. Availability


(a) Transporter shall provide a monthly balancing service to persons (herein referred to as

"OBA Operators") who have executed an operational balancing agreement (OBA) in the form

set forth in this tariff. An OBA agreement will be available to:


(i) the operator of connecting facilities at a receipt point(s) on Transporter's



(ii) the operator of connecting facilities at a delivery point(s) on Transporter's



(iii) a pipeline operator whose facilities interconnect with Transporter's system;

provided, however, that this Rate Schedule shall not be applicable to a pipeline

operator who entered into an operational balancing agreement with Transporter

(whether in the form set forth-in this tariff or otherwise) prior to November 1,

1993 for so long as such agreement is in effect.


(iv) a market aggregator who has obtained agency agreements from delivery point

operators that impose responsibility on aggregator for all scheduling and balancing

at stated delivery points and that provide authority and ability to aggregator to

change physical flows at stated delivery points upon notice from the pipeline to

the aggregator.


(b) Subject to Section 7 of this Rate Schedule, Transporter shall provide a Daily Demand

Service with respect to swings in excess of the 5% daily variance described in Section 4

of this Rate Schedule to Shippers which:


(i) operate delivery point(s) where firm, city-gate sales or transportation service was

provided by Transporter on May 18, 1992 under Rate Schedules CR-2, CRL-2, SR-2 and



(ii) have elected to receive such service under the procedures established in Docket No.

RS92-52; and


(iii) have executed an operational balancing agreement specifying a daily demand quantity

(DDQ) for swing service at specified delivery points, provided that the DDQ

requested by a Shipper may not exceed the lesser of (a) 10,000 Dth, or (b) 100% of

the maximum daily quantity provided at such delivery points under firm sales or

transportation service agreements in effect on October 31, 1991.