Natural gas distribution
Our customers rely on the clean-burning natural gas we deliver to cook their food and heat their homes, water and workplaces. As owner and operator of Canada’s two largest natural gas distribution companies, Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas, we provide safe, reliable service to approximately 3.7 million residential, commercial, institutional and industrial customers in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State.
Enbridge Gas Distribution is Canada’s largest gas distribution utility, and one of the fastest-growing such enterprises in North America. Enbridge Gas Distribution has been delivering energy for 170 years, and serves about 2.1 million customers in central and eastern Ontario. Enbridge Gas Distribution owns St. Lawrence Gas, which serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in upstate New York.
Enbridge Inc. owns Enbridge Gas New Brunswick, which holds the natural gas distribution franchise in the province of New Brunswick. Enbridge also owns Gazifère, one of two natural gas distributors in Quebec, which serves more than 42,000 customers in the Outaouais region. Enbridge Inc. owns an equity interest in Noverco through ownership of 38.9% of its common shares and an investment in preferred shares. Noverco is a holding company that owns approximately 71% of Énergir LP. Formerly known as Gaz Métro Limited Partnership, Énergir is a natural gas distribution company operating in the province of Quebec with interests in subsidiary companies operating gas transmission, gas distribution and power distribution businesses in Quebec and Vermont.
Union Gas, also a business unit of Enbridge Inc., is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario, with over 100 years of experience and service to customers, assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees.
Union Gas is the second-largest natural gas utility in Canada. Through a network of over 40,000 miles of distribution mainlines and service lines, and 3,000 miles of transmission pipelines, Union Gas delivers safe, reliable and affordable natural gas service to more than 1.6 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario.