Daily Capacity Desk

Daily Capacity Desk

News & Capacity Update

Please check this page daily for interpretations of tables and notices posted elsewhere on our site.

Welcome to Empire Pipeline’s Daily Capacity Narrative.

We are dedicated to responding to your needs while keeping costs down. Empire has the flexibility to be market sensitive in its contracts for firm service and is willing to consider discounts for all other transportation services.

Questions related to the content of this Narrative can be directed to Ryan Vossler at (716) 857-7158.

Available Capacity is subject to change with each new nomination cycle and changes in weather or unexpected operational changes. For up-to-the-minute capacity information, please contact our T&E Department (phone: (716) 827-2385, email: NFGSCscheduling@natfuel.com).

Ryan Vossler
Empire Pipeline, Inc.

Daily Capacity Desk:

Interruptible Opportunities:

Ryan Vossler

Instant Messaging (ICE): rvossler

Primary Transportation & Storage:

Anthony Limina

Instant Messaging (ICE): alimina

Joe Kolis

Instant Messaging (ICE): jkolis

Terry Falsone

Instant Messaging (ICE): tfalsone

Notice Regarding Empire Fuel Retention Rates:
Effective October 2020, the Empire Compressor Fuel Retention will be 0.12%, Empire North Fuel Retention will be 1.56%, and Other Gas For Transporter’s Use will be 0%.
Please call Empire Pipeline, Inc. Interstate Marketing if there are any questions.

Section 1: Current Interruptible Rates and Monthly Fuel Rate

Please refer to our IT Rates Postings page for information on our current rates, which are posted on the 25th of each month for business the following month. Please note that these posted rates are subject to change during the flow month due to market conditions. If you are interested in discussing a rate that is different from that which is posted on our website for IT service, please fill out the Interruptible Service Discount Request Form below and fax it to us at (716) 857-7648.

Please click here to access Empire’s fuel rates.

Interruptible Service Discount Request Form

Section 2: Operationally Available Capacity

Operationally Available Capacity is subject to change with each new nomination cycle and changes in weather or unexpected operational changes. Please refer to today’s Operationally Available Capacity Table for available capacity at specific points.

Section 3: Firm Capacity Offerings & Open Seasons

Open Seasons and/or Capacity Offerings currently posted or anticipated are listed in the table below. You may also reference our Open Seasons Index page to view the details of current and historical Open Seasons.

CLOSED2210/26/2020 to
Long Term Firm Transportation Capacity from TransCanada at Chippawa to Phoenix Line 63 - Sithe.-
CLOSED217/27/2020 to 8/3/2020Long Term Firm Transportation ("FT") and/or Firm Transportation No-Notice ("FTNN") Capacity from TransCanada at Chippawa to Millennium Corning.8/6/2020: Capacity remains available on a post open season basis.
CLOSED205/18/2020 to 5/27/2020Short Term Firm Transportation (“FT”) Capacity from Empire Connector Receipt Points to TGP-Hopewell and TCPL-Chippawa.5/27/2020: Bid(s) are being evaluated

5/27/2020: A portion of the capacity has been awarded. Please contact your Marketing Rep for details.
CLOSED199/24/2019 to 9/30/2019 Long Term Firm Transportation (“FT”) and/or Firm Transportation No-Notice (“FTNN”) Capacity from TransCanada at Chippawa.-

Empire has long-term capacity available for various paths. At certain times, this capacity may not be available due to short-term sales, pending sales or maintenance. Please refer to our Unsubscribed Capacity page or call Anthony Limina at (716) 857-7924 for information on firm capacity that remains available.

Shipper Opportunities : To either solicit interest in buying capacity from another shipper, inform regular visitors of our website that you have idle capacity you are willing to sell, or to simply post a non-capacity related notice, we welcome you to use the Shipper Opportunities section on our Informational Postings page. If you would like to place an opportunity on our website, please email the exact language that you would like posted to LiminaA@natfuel.com.

Section 4: System Operations & Maintenance

Click here to view all Critical Notice Postings.

CRITICAL NOTICE EMAIL UPDATES – If you would like to automatically receive an email as critical notices are posted to the Informational Postings area of our website, please email LiminaA@natfuel.com from the address wishing to be added to this service, with “Critical Notice” as the subject.

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