Open Season July 16, 2019

Binding Open Season for Annual Export Service Offering At Empress

July 16, 2019

TransGas Limited (TransGas) hereby announces an Annual Binding Open Season for Long Term Firm Export Transport Service for the TransGas Energy Pool (TEP) to TC Energy 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 Open Season is available to all shippers.

The cost for this service is the Long-term Firm Export (E11.0) toll; current TransGas rates are subject to change.

Service Type Toll Renewal Rights Transportation Capacity Term
Long Term Firm Export at Empress Long Term Firm Export Service (E11.0) No Renewal Rights (NRR) Up to 20,000 GJ/d November 1, 2019 – October 31, 2020

Additional terms governing this service include:

  • Bids by entities or their affiliates cannot exceed the available transportation capacity for the available term.
  • Bid durations must match the available term length.
  • This service will have 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 Bids 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 Binding Open Season Bid Form by 12:00 p.m. Saskatchewan time, 2019 August 19.

Immediately following the close of the Annual 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 contracts into the TransGas Business System, QPTM.

Following the close of the Annual Binding Open Season TransGas will not accept any further requests for this service. Future export service will be offered through seasonal, monthly and daily binding open seasons subject to availability.