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CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2015) – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today launched an Open Season to obtain binding commitments from interested parties for transportation of crude oil on Cushing Marketlink from Cushing, Oklahoma to markets on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Interested parties may submit binding bids for transportation capacity during the Open Season that will close on November 6, 2015 at Noon MST. The anticipated commencement date for crude oil transportation service is early Q1 2016.