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SSS Summer Storage Service

Description of Service

  • Interruptible service which facilitates flow of gas from Empress to Eastern storage locations at Dawn during the summer period

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Available capacity is auctioned daily to the highest bidders (Above a specified bid floor)
  • Once a SSS shipper's nomination is authorized, the service cannot be "bumped" to meet other intra-day nomination increases
  • Bid floor no greater than 100% of applicable FT toll

How to Access this Service

  • Sign a blanket SSS contract with TransCanada
  • SSS contract holders bid through their nominations for SSS service on a daily basis, indicating the quantity, the transportation path, and the price for their bid which must be at least equal to the posted SSS bid floor 
  • Only available from Empress to Union SWDA or Empress to Enbridge SWDA in the summer season (April 1 to Oct 31)

For Further Information

Contact your Customer Account Manager, or via any of the options listed below.

The Pipe Line: 1.403.920.PIPE (7473)
Email: customer_express@transcanada.com

Attributes

Service Priority

Interruptible

Renewal Rights

n/a

Build

Will not build for service

Service
Flexibility

n/a

Access

Shipper signs blanket SSS contract
Daily Auction
Shipper bids price and quantity
Awarded based on price

Term

Up to one day service
Only available during summer season
Blanket SSS contract

Toll

Biddable toll ($/GJ/day)
Bid floors established by TransCanada
Maximum bid floor can be no greater than 100% of the applicable FT Toll

Please Note:
This service description is for informational purposes only. For more detailed descriptions, please review the Transportation Tariff which provides complete detail and supersedes the information provided on this page.

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