Union Gas is holding an open season for incremental firm M12 transportation capacity of up to 350,000 GJ/d beginning in 2018 and 600,000 GJ/d beginning in 2019 along the following transportation paths:
(a) Dawn to Parkway
(b) Dawn to Kirkwall; and
(c) Kirkwall to Parkway.
Union Gas is also offering a portion of this capacity through the flexible M12-X Firm Transportation Service between Dawn, Parkway, and Kirkwall. This service provides shippers with the flexibility to transport gas between the three interconnects on the Union Gas system in any direction on a firm basis.
The open season closes and all bids are due on or before 1:00 PM Eastern Time, January 22, 2016. Union Gas will contact all responding parties who meet the requirements of the binding open season on or before January 26, 2016. Union Gas expects to award capacity on or before February 12, 2016.
The open season offers firm access to not only the liquidity and diversity of the Dawn Hub, but also access to Appalachian supplies from Dawn, Niagara and Chippawa. Customers in eastern Canada and the U.S. Northeast can access these supply points by aligning Union Gas transportation service with capacity offered on TransCanada and interconnecting systems in the United States.
The Dawn Hub, one of the fastest growing market hubs in North America, is the largest integrated natural gas storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Storage and transmission facilities at the Dawn Hub are fully integrated into the North American supply and transportation system providing shippers with price stability, diversity and security of supply.