Pipelines, Storage & Power

Handbags at Dawn over US pipeline exports

TransCanada is offering lower pipeline tariffs for producers in the west of the country to protect them from cheap gas exported from the US TransCanada is offering lower pipeline tariffs for producers in the west of the country to protect them from cheap gas exported from the US.
By Therese Robinson 15 February 2017 0 23995
TransCanada’s gas pipeline control room. The company is offering cheaper tariffs for local producers. (TransCanada)

Competition to deliver gas to the Dawn Hub in Ontario – eastern Canada’s most active trading point – is hotting up. Calgary-based TransCanada is offering lower tariffs for new volumes on its Mainline system in a bid to protect producers in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) from their United States-based pipeline rivals. It is the second time in six months TransCanada has offered WCSB producers lower tariffs.

The aim is to give WCSB producers a competitive edge over US gas from the Marcellus and Utica...