NGTL System STFT Existing Capacity Open Season

STFT Capacity Open Season

Updated on January 14, 2022

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 Closed.

The bid deadline is Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 10:00AM Mountain Time (MT).

Open Season:

Capacity Available:

Posted Group 1 Delivery Point       Volume in GJ/d
Empress or McNeill Border – January 21, 2022 to March 31, 2022   Up to 115,000

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 a Month.
  • Multiple bids by a prospective customer and/or its 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 the requested term;

2. Second, by Service Commencement 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 pro rata basis.

NGTL will notify successful bidders of their awarded capacity as soon as possible and within 3 Banking Days from the Closing Date 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 bid deposits are required. Bid information should include a minimum and maximum quantity acceptable to the bidder.

For more information, please contact:

Your Marketing Representative