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Original Sheet No. 128 Original Sheet No. 128 : Superseded
OPERATIONAL BALANCING AGREEMENT (Continued)
2.2 Corrections During the Month - Estimated metered quantities, or actual metered quantities
where available, may be used by Viking for purposes of adjustments under this Section on a
daily basis during the production month to determine the estimated Operational Imbalance at
all of the Delivery Point(s). Viking shall make the estimated Daily and Monthly Operational
Imbalance at each Delivery Point available to Operator within three (3) business days after
each production day. Adjustments in nominations and actual deliveries will be made by
Operator during the production month to adequately control imbalance levels. If Operator
fails to take such corrective action, Viking may, upon 48 hours notice, adjust the
nominations and actual deliveries during the remainder of the production month to adequately
control imbalance levels. Any such adjustments will be incorporated in the daily nominations
confirmed between Viking and Operator.
2.3 Corrections in Subsequent Periods - As soon as practicable following the close of each month,
Viking will send Operator a statement setting forth the Operational Imbalance existing at the
end of the prior month. Any Monthly Operational Imbalance shall be corrected in cash in
accordance with Rate Schedule LMS of Viking's FERC Gas Tariff, unless the parties mutually
2.4 Measurement of Operational Imbalance - Any gas received or delivered pursuant to this
Agreement to correct an Operational Imbalance shall be adjusted for variation in Btu content.
Measurement of gas for all purposes shall be in accordance with Viking's FERC Gas Tariff.
2.5 Operational Integrity - Nothing in this Article II shall limit Viking's right to take action
as may be required to adjust deliveries of gas in order to alleviate conditions which
threaten the integrity of its system.
3.1 Duration of Agreement - Subject to the other termination rights provided herein, this
Agreement shall be in full force and effect from the date hereof for a primary term of
________ and shall continue thereafter on a month-to-month basis unless canceled by either
Party upon thirty days' prior written notice with the termination to be effective at the end
of a calendar month. Notwithstanding the above, if any material problem arise as a result of
the provisions of this Agreement, then the Parties will enter into good faith negotiations to
amend this Agreement to resolve such problems. If the Parties are unable to resolve such
problems as a result of such negotiations, then either Party may terminate this Agreement
upon forty-eight (48) hours' prior written notice, with the termination to be effective at
the end of a calendar month.