Peak/Seasonal Storage

Looking for flexible, customized premium storage at Dawn Hub?

Our peak/seasonal storage is a premium service, either long-term or short-term, with rights to be full through the critical fall period.  You can choose one of several standard service options or fully customize the service to your specific requirements.

For customers buying or selling gas at Dawn Hub, peak/seasonal storage services offer diversity and opportunity.  If you contract for Dawn Hub storage services you will benefit from:

  • Capturing daily, monthly and seasonal price volatility/spreads
  • Demand and supply balancing need - meet peaking requirements, diversify supply and protect your downstream markets
  • Hedging commodity purchases - fix your gas costs and protect your position from gas price run-ups
  • Improving load factor on upstream and downstream pipelines by right sizing your storage
  • Bundling your storage with other services like C1/M12 transportation to satisfy your market opportunities in Ontario, Quebec, and the U.S. Northeast

Service Highlights

  • A mix of firm and/or interruptible withdrawals and injections
  • With or without inventory balance requirements
  • Ratcheted or unratcheted
  • Multi-cycle facility available (one to 36 times)
  • Can be customized to meet your requirements
  • No renewal rights
  • Assignable on a temporary or permanent basis
Delivery

Receipt and Delivery Points

  • Dawn Hub
  • Other Union Gas system and off system points are negotiable
Typical Customers

Typical Customers

  • Gas utilities
  • Marketers/producers
  • Marketers/traders
  • Power generators
  • Industrials

For a detailed list, please see the storage index of customers.

Other Services

Standard Products

  1. Seasonal storage (commonly contracted as LST)
  2. Peak storage (commonly contracted as LTP)

View a comparison of the standard peak/seasonal storage services.

Pricing

Pricing and Fuel

  • Demand charge - negotiated for all storage services
  • Variable charges - dependent on product and direct negotiations
  • Fuel - dependent on product and direct negotiations
Contract

Contract

Contract

Contract Term

  • Varying length from one year to 10 years
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Service Eligibility

  • Available to all customers who hold an interruptible hub contract
  • Sold via open seasons, through direct negotiations or in response to a request for proposal (RFP)
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Complementary Services

  • C1 Transportation - provides take away capacity from Dawn Hub to downstream pipelines
  • F24-S - intraday balancing service granting firm injection and withdrawal rights on all 13 nomination cycles (5 NAESB + 8 incremental)

How to Request This Service

Contact an account manager or email us below for further information.

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