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STFT - Existing Capacity

STFT Existing Capacity Open Season

Updated on August 26, 2019

This Open Season is now Closed.

Foothills Pipe Lines Ltd. (Foothills) is marketing the STFT Capacity stated below for the Foothills B.C. and Saskatchewan Pipelines for a 30 day term for the month of September.

If the STFT Existing Capacity Open Season is not fully subscribed, the remaining capacity is available to be rolled over to the STFT Daily Open Season.

This open season will close on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:00 am Mountain Time (Calgary time).


Capacity Available on Foothills SK - McNeill to Monchy (Zone 9)

Time Period

Volume in GJ/day

Starting on:

Sept 1 - Sept 30, 2019




Capacity Available on Foothills BC - A/BC to Kingsgate (Zone 8)

Time Period

Volume in GJ/day

Starting on: 

Sept 1 - Sept 30, 2019


For further details please reference the Short Term Operation Plan (STOP).

  • Requests for FT (annual) capacity have priority over STFT.
  • Full path STFT requests will be evaluated pursuant to section 4.2 of the Capacity Allocation Procedures.  For further information on partial path requests, please contact your Customer Account Manager.
  • Minimum Term for STFT contracts is typically one month.
  • Balance of month bids (minimum of seven days ending on the last day of the month) may be accepted within the month requested.
  • The STFT minimum bid price is 100 per cent of the FT rate.
  • Bids are evaluated and awarded based upon a calculation of bid multiplied by term.
  • Multiple bids by entities or their affiliates can not exceed the capacity posted.
  • Bids for different periods/volumes and amounts must be on separate bid forms.

Financial Assurance Requirements:

Pursuant to section 5.8 of the General Terms and Conditions of the Foothills Tariff the successful bidders will be required to provide financial assurances as required by TransCanada.

Bidding and Allocation Procedure:

As outlined in section 4.2 of the Capacity Allocation Procedures for STFT Service, all parties wishing to bid for this available service can do so by completing the STFT Service Agreement and Schedule A. Any bid received is binding subject to the conditions outlined in 4.2.2 of the Capacity Allocation Procedures. The STFT Service Agreement and Schedule A can be seen at this link Foothills STFT Agreement and Schedule A. This link Foothills Smart Form provides customers with a smart form which helps to complete the STFT schedule of service.

Please note that the minimum bid is 100 per cent of the NEB approved FT rate.

Foothills GST/HST Procedure – For Export STFT Contracts Only:

For the purpose of billing GST/HST on export contracts, TransCanada requires Shippers to provide a Declaration which notifies TransCanada that the Shipper's STFT service is intended to serve an export market and should be charged 0 per cent GST/HST, including any potential Unutilized Demand Charges (UDC). Shippers who wish to be charged 0 per cent GST/HST on their STFT service and any potential UDC's must execute a Declaration. To do this, the Shipper is requested to execute and return the STFT Declaration attached to the bid form prior to the effective date for each STFT contract entered into. If the STFT service is not for export and should be charged GST/HST please disregard the Declaration attached to the bid form.

Submitting Bids:

Your completed and executed Schedule A should be faxed to Foothills STFT Open Season 1.403.920.2341 . Alternatively customers may send an email with the executed bid form to [email protected] prior to the deadline shown above. After the open season closes, we will notify customers as soon as possible. No deposits are required.

For more information, please contact:


Cullen Dancy
Export Markets - Marketing Representative
Commercial West - Canadian Gas Pipelines
[email protected]
Phone: 587.933.0785
Mobile: 403.836.9691
IM: cdancy