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 TC Energy
  • 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 Marketing Representatives, or via any of the options listed below.


The Pipe Line: 1.403.920.PIPE (7473)
Email: [email protected]




Service Priority


Renewal Rights



Will not build for service




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


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


Biddable toll ($/GJ/day)
Bid floors established by TC Energy
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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