by The Canadian Press Posted Nov 15, 2016 6:01 am MDT Last Updated Nov 15, 2016 at 7:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TransCanada ends Mainline open season, open season bids fall short CALGARY – TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it’s not going ahead with a plan for new lower-priced long-term contracts for Alberta natural gas shippers that want to use its Canadian Mainline system.The company says the “open season” resulted in bids that fell well short of the volumes required to make the plan viable.The Canadian Mainline system extends from the Empress receipt point in Alberta to the Dawn hub, near Sarnia, Ont.The proposal for a new round of binding commitments did not affect current contracts already in place for the system.TransCanada says the Canadian Mainline system continues to be commercially supported and an important piece of energy infrastructure.
According to media reports, Mr. Barakat died when a car bomb detonated in the Egyptian capital’s suburb of Heliopolis. At least eight others were also hurt in the attack. “The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the family of the deceased and to the Government of Egypt hopes for the swift and full recovery of the injured,” the UN spokesperson’s office declared in a statement released earlier this afternoon. “He calls for those responsible for the attack to be brought to justice.”No group has, as of yet, claimed responsibility for Mr. Barakat’s killing.