Union Gas Declares Dividends

CHATHAM, ON, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - On February 18, 2016, Union Gas Limited declared the following quarterly dividends:

  1. 5½% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series A: A quarterly dividend of 68 cents per share payable on March 31, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2016.

  2. 6% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series B: A quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share payable on March 31, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2016.

  3. 5% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series C: A quarterly dividend of 62.5 cents per share payable on March 31, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2016.

All dividends paid or deemed for Canadian federal, provincial or territorial income tax purposes to be paid on or after January 1, 2006 by Union Gas Limited including these dividends are designated eligible dividends within the meaning of 89 (1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) or similar provincial or territorial legislation. This designation continues to apply in the future unless otherwise notified by Union Gas Limited. An eligible dividend received by a Canadian resident individual shareholder is entitled to the enhanced dividend tax credit. Union Gas Limited is an indirect subsidiary of Spectra Energy Corp.

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with 100 years of experience and service to customers. The storage and transmission business offers a variety of storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the fastest growing liquid market hub in North America with the largest underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The Dawn Hub offers customers an important link in the movement of natural gas from Western Canadian and U.S. supply basins to markets in central Canada and the northeast U.S. One of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016, Union Gas is a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company with assets of $7 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com or follow us on twitter.com/uniongas, facebook.com/uniongas and youtube.com/user/uniongas.

About Spectra Energy
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include more than 21,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil pipelines; approximately 300 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage; 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations. Spectra Energy is the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP), one of the largest pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and owner of the natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil assets in Spectra Energy's U.S. portfolio. Spectra Energy also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, the largest producer of natural gas liquids and the largest natural gas processor in the United States. Spectra Energy has served North American customers and communities for more than a century. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com and www.spectraenergypartners.com.

SOURCE Union Gas Limited

For further information: Andrea Stass, Manager, External Communications and Media Relations, Ph: 519.436.5490 or 1.800.571.8446 ext. 5005490, Cell: 519.365.1010, astass@uniongas.com

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