Union Gas Ltd. has declared an open season for peak storage atits Dawn market hub, with injections beginning Aug. 24, and winter2000-2001withdrawal on an interruptible basis.Union is offering astorage service option that includes unlimited free cycling and aservice option for two-or-three year storage.

The storage will be awarded to the highest bidders. Bids are dueby 1:00

pm EST on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Capacity will be awarded by 2:00 pmEST the same day.

Union’s Dawn complex is the largest natural gas storage facilityin Canada. With six pipeline interconnects, including three withTransCanada PipeLines, Union Gas has easy access to 15 pipeline anddistribution companies. Dawn storage has a working capacity of over140 Bcf and can deliver over two Bcf/d for customers.

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

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

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