Rate M7


A flexible, distribution service for medium and large gas volume, process load customers.

Service Description

  • A natural gas distribution service for large gas volume, commercial and industrial customers. The distribution service can be firm, or any combination of firm, interruptible and seasonal delivery service. Seasonal firm service is only available from April 1 to October 31.
  • The distribution service can be matched with a range of supply and transportation sourcing options that could include Dawn and that provide greater flexibility for managing a customer's end use facility consumption.

Learn More

For more information, call your Union Gas Account Manager or send us an email.

Customer Type

  • The service is designed for medium and large gas volume commercial and industrial customers in Southern Ontario. Customers must have a minimum firm, interruptible and seasonal Contract Demand (CD) in excess of 60,000 m3 per day.
  • Rate M7 customers use natural gas for process applications. Examples of Rate M7 customers include general manufacturing plants, food and beverage plants, automotive, institutions, greenhouses, mining, pulp and paper, and power generation.

Benefits

  • Rate M7 customers can choose to arrange and manage a combination of supply and upstream transportation options that require differing levels of "hands-on" management. These options include:
    • Sales Service - Union Gas manages all service elements. Customer purchases a full no-nomination service at an "all in" price (natural gas commodity, transmission and local delivery of gas to customer's facility).
    • Bundled Transportation Service (BT Service) - Customer sources and nominates upstream gas supply, Union Gas manages transmission and local delivery of gas to the customer's facility.
  • Access to on-line nominations, transactions and reports 24 x 7 through Unionline - anywhere with Internet and/or mobile access.
  • Access to daily metering to help monitor and manage gas use.
  • Energy measuring equipment is used to confirm the heat content value of the natural gas delivered to the facility.
  • Access to a variety of transactional services provide customers additional flexibility and may let customer get more out of the market opportunities with these supply, transportation, and balancing options.

Service Term

  • Minimum one-year contract.
  • A longer term commitment may be required for the initial contract should an upfront capital investment by Union Gas be required.

Rates and Pricing

  • Rate M7 is cost-based and subject to Ontario Energy Board oversight, meaning any changes to the rates and pricing are subject to OEB approval.
  • For more information about approved contract rates go to our Customer Contracts section.

Service Availability

  • Union Gas Service Area in Southern Ontario.
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