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Union Gas Holds Storage Open Season

Union Gas Holds Storage Open Season

Union Gas Ltd. has declared an open season for peak storage at its Dawn market hub, with injections beginning Aug. 24, and winter 2000-2001withdrawal on an interruptible basis. Union is offering a storage service option that includes unlimited free cycling and a service option for two-or-three year storage.

The storage will be awarded to the highest bidders. Bids are due by 1:00 pm EST on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Capacity will be awarded by 2:00 pm EST the same day.

Union's Dawn complex is the largest natural gas storage facility in Canada. With six pipeline interconnects, including three with TransCanada PipeLines, Union Gas has easy access to 15 pipeline and distribution companies. Dawn storage has a working capacity of over 140 Bcf and can deliver over two Bcf/d for customers.

The Union Gas hub handles over 1.2 Tcf of gas per year and averages about 6 Bcf of title transfers a day. In the last two years the number of annual title transfers has doubled.

Customers requiring further information should contact Carol Cameron at (519) 436-5258 or ccameron@uniongas.com.

Ellen Beswick

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