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NGTL System STFT Existing Capacity Open Season

STFT Capacity Open Season

Updated on November 22, 2019

NGTL is posting 58,000 GJ/d of Short Term Firm Transportation (STFT) in the STFT Existing Capacity Open Season for Service at the Empress and McNeill Borders.

This Open Season is now Closed

The bid deadline is Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM Mountain Time (MT).

STFT Partial Winter 2019/2020 Open Season:

Capacity Available:

Posted Border Point

Volume in GJ/day

Empress or McNeill Border - Dec 16, 2019 to Mar 31, 2020

Up to 58,000


  • Bids are evaluated first on the basis of the per unit STFT Bid Price multiplied by the requested term.

  • STFT Bid Price shall not be less than 100% of the applicable FT-D Demand Rate and is expressed as a percentage.

  • Multiple bids by entities or their affiliates cannot exceed the capacity posted in a given Open Season.

Financial Assurance Requirements:

Successful bidders will be required to provide financial assurances as required by TransCanada. For financial assurance information please refer to paragraph 10.1 of General Terms and Conditions of the NGTL Tariff.

Bidding and Allocation Procedure:

As outlined in Appendix A of the NGTL tariff, titled "Terms and Conditions Respecting Access to Transportation Service at Export Border Points" all parties 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 customers with a smart form which helps to complete the STFT schedule of service. For more information on STFT, please use the following link: Rate Schedule STFT

Evaluation of Bids:

Bids will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  1. STFT Bid Price multiplied by contract term.
  2. Commencement of service date if bids are otherwise equivalent i.e. service commencing on earlier start dates will be given higher priority.
  3. If oversubscribed, tied bids will be allocated on a prorated basis.

Submitting Bids

A completed and executed Schedule of Service should be emailed to [email protected] 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:


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