Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/1998, Docket: RP98- 76-002, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 737 Second Revised Sheet No. 737 : Effective

Superseding: Sheet No. 737




all Shipper(s) at the POR in conformance with the provisions of

Williston Basin's Service Agreements and scheduled by Williston Basin

and _________________________

_____ for receipt at the POR. ___________________________, which has

executed this Receipt Point Operational Balancing Agreement (ROBA),

agrees to keep all Shippers at such POR whole to scheduled nominations

and will be responsible for all differences between actual receipts

and scheduled receipt nominations.


2.2 The Parties agree to make a reasonable effort on a daily

basis to maintain the actual quantity flowing through the POR at a

level equal to the aggregate of the scheduled receipt nominations.


2.3 Transporter shall determine the difference between the

actual receipt quantities at the POR for the month and the scheduled

receipt quantities at the POR for the month. Such imbalance shall be

accumulated with all previous monthly imbalances to determine the

Cumulative Imbalance Quantity (CIQ) at month-end at the POR.

Transporter shall, on or before the 9th business day of the month

following the month of service, notify Controlling Party of the actual

quantities received during the prior month and the CIQ at such prior

month-end at the POR.


2.4 Controlling Party agrees to deliver to Transporter

quantities, designated as balancing quantities, in excess of or less

than the current scheduled nominations at each POR so that the CIQ is

eliminated as soon as is operationally feasible.


2.5 All quantities of gas hereunder shall be reported in

dekatherms as defined in Subsection 1.7 of the General Terms and

Conditions of this Tariff. Measurement of gas and computations for

all purposes hereunder shall be in accordance with the provisions set

forth in the then effective FERC Gas Tariff of Transporter.






3.1 This Agreement shall not be construed to provide for any

gathering, transportation, storage, exchange, or physical service by

either Party. Any such services shall be by separate agreement(s),

which shall not be altered in any manner by the provisions herein.