NGTL System STFT Existing Capacity Open Season

STFT Capacity Open Season

Updated on October 22, 2021

Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) is posting an offering of Short Term Firm Transportation (STFT) at the Empress or McNeill Borders (Open Season).


Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Open Season have the meaning ascribed to them in NGTL Tariff.


This Open Season is now Open


The bid deadline is Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 10:00AM Mountain Time (MT).


Open Season:


Capacity Available:

Posted Group 1 Delivery Point       Volume in GJ/d
Empress or McNeill Border – November 15, 2021 to March 31, 2022   Up to 150,000


For more information on STFT service, please use the following link: Rate Schedule STFT


Bidding Procedure:

Bids are subject to the terms outlined in Appendix A of the NGTL Tariff, titled “Terms and Conditions Respecting Access to Transportation Service at Export Border Points” (Appendix A), including:


  • STFT Bid Price is expressed as a percentage which shall not be less than 100% of the applicable FT-D Demand Rate. The requested term shall be a minimum of one week and cannot exceed the available terms posted and shall end on the last day of the month.
  • Multiple bids by entities or their affiliates cannot exceed the STFT capacity posted
  • Bids should include a minimum and maximum quantity acceptable to the bidder. 

Prospective Customers wishing to bid for this available service can do so by completing the STFT Service Agreement and Schedule of Service. This link

AB - STFT Smart Form provides prospective Customers with a smart form which helps to complete the STFT schedule of service.

To submit a bid, a completed and executed Schedule of Service must be emailed to prior to the deadline shown above. 

No bid deposits are required.


Evaluation of Bids and Award of STFT Capacity:

Bids will be evaluated and STFT capacity will be awarded in accordance with Appendix A including the following priority:

1. First, by STFT Bid Price multiplied by contract term.

2. Second, by commencement of service date if bids are otherwise equal i.e. service commencing on earlier start dates will be given higher priority.

3. If oversubscribed, tied bids will be awarded capacity on a prorated basis.


NGTL will notify successful bidders of their awarded capacity as soon as possible and no later than three Banking Days of the close of the Open Season.


Financial Assurance Requirements:

Successful bidders will be required to provide financial assurances. For

financial assurance information please refer to Section 10 of General Terms and Conditions of the NGTL Tariff.


Submitting Bids

A completed and executed Schedule of Service should be emailed to prior to the deadline shown above.  

No deposits are required. Bid information should include a minimum and maximum quantity acceptable to the bidder.

After the open season closes, we will notify customers as soon as possible.


For more information, please contact:

Your Marketing Representative