Union Gas Announces Transportation Open Season

Firm capacity between Dawn, Kirkwall and Parkway starting as early as Nov. 1, 2019

CHATHAM, ON, December 15, 2016 - Union Gas is holding an open season for firm capacity of up to 700,000 GJ/d beginning in 2019 or 2020 along the following transportation paths:

(a) Dawn to Parkway;
(b) Dawn to Kirkwall; and
(c) Kirkwall to Parkway.

The open season offers firm access to the liquidity and diversity of the Dawn Hub and access to Appalachian supply at the Dawn, Niagara and Chippawa supply points. Customers in eastern Canada and the northeast U.S. can access these supply points by aligning Union Gas transportation services with downstream pipeline capacity on TransCanada and interconnecting systems in the U.S.

The Dawn Hub is the largest integrated natural gas storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The Dawn Hub is fully integrated into the North American natural gas supply and transportation system providing shippers with the ability to access competitive, diverse and flexible supply options.

The Union Gas Dawn Parkway Transmission System is one of the most robust pipeline systems in North America and provides for the movement of natural gas from the Dawn Hub located near Sarnia, Ontario – to the Greater Toronto Area, where it interconnects with other downstream pipelines serving eastern Canadian and northeast U.S. markets. All compressor stations at Dawn and along the Dawn-Parkway corridor have Loss of Critical Unit reserve horsepower coverage which provides firm service reliability.

The open season runs from December 15, 2016 through February 2, 2017. For more information, visit www.uniongas.com/openseason.

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas' storage and transmission business offers a variety of storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the largest integrated underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America.  The Dawn Hub offers customers an important link in the movement of natural gas from Western Canadian and U.S. supply basins to markets in central Canada and the northeast U.S. Union Gas, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, is a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company with assets of $7.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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About Spectra Energy
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include approximately 21,000 miles of natural gas and crude oil pipelines; approximately 300 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage; 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations. Spectra Energy is the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP), one of the largest pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and owner of the natural gas and crude oil assets in Spectra Energy's U.S. portfolio. Spectra Energy also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, the largest producer of natural gas liquids and the largest natural gas processor in the United States. Spectra Energy has served North American customers and communities for more than a century. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com.


Andrea Stass
Manager, External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490
Cell: 519 365-1010

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Nicole Brunner
Strategic Sales
Phone: (519) 436-4517