Open Season August 26, 2020

Binding Open Season for Winter 2020-21 Short Term Firm Export Service 

August 26, 2020

TransGas Limited (TransGas) hereby announces a Winter Binding Open Season for Short Term Firm Export Transport Service for the TransGas Energy Pool (TEP) at Empress. This Binding Open Season is being conducted pursuant to the terms and conditions contained within the TransGas Comprehensive Tariff and the terms and conditions set out herein. 

The cost for this service is the E11.1, E11.2 or E21.2 Short Term Firm Export toll; current TransGas rates are subject to change. New Short Term Firm Export service will be an E11.1 service. If a customer wishes to convert existing D11.0 or D21.0 delivery demand to export demand it will be an E11.2 or E21.2 service respectively. Customers will indicate on the bid form their desired minimum and maximum volume and applicable service type for the requested service.   

The available term for Short Term Firm Export is from November 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 at Empress. If available, based on system operation, TransGas may offer additional monthly export through future Binding Open Seasons following the close of this offering.

Service Type Toll Renewal Rights Transportation Capacity Term
Short Term Firm Export at Empress  E11.1, E11.2 or E21.2  No Renewal Rights (NRR) Up to 30,000 GJ/d
November 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021

Additional terms governing this service include: 

  • Bids by entities or their affiliates cannot exceed the available transportation capacity for the indicated term. 
  • Bid durations must match the available term length.
  • This service has no renewal rights. 
  • Queue deposit is not required.

The requests received will be evaluated and awarded based on the following: 

  • TransGas will evaluate the Binding Open Season Bid Forms until such time as the availability left in the Open Season has been awarded. If, at any point in time during the evaluation process, circumstances are such that a customer’s minimum requested capacity exceeds the available quantity, no further evaluation will be made to the submitted Bid Form. 
  • If oversubscribed, Bids will be allocated on a prorated basis.

Interested customers are invited to complete the Bid Form by 4:00 p.m. Saskatchewan time, September 16, 2020. 

Immediately following the close of the Winter Binding Open Season, TransGas will evaluate the Bid Forms received, allocate the service quantities and contact interested parties regarding the amount of service allocated to them through the Binding Open Season. TransGas will then enter the Request for Service and award the contract within the TransGas Business System, QPTM.