map of the Amadeus Gas Pipeline 

APA owns and operates the Amadeus Gas Pipeline.

Description

The bi-directional Amadeus Gas Pipeline (AGP) is a transmission pipeline that extends from the Amadeus Basin in the south of the Northern Territory to Darwin, in the north. It transports natural gas to Darwin, Alice Springs and regional centres, principally to fuel power generation.

A diagram of the AGP and interconnected pipelines including the Wickham Point Pipeline (WPP) can be found here, showing:

  • Pipeline capacity
  • Details of receipt and delivery points
  • Key facilities connected to the pipeline
  • Technical and physical characteristics of the pipeline
APA Ownership

100%

Regulatory Status The AGP is a scheme pipeline under the access regime of the National Gas Law and the National Gas Rules, and has a full access arrangement in place.
Regulator

Australian Energy Regulator

AGP Access Arrangement

Further details on the AGP Access Arrangement can be found here.

Next Regulatory Review

2026

Capacity and Services

The current Access Arrangement, including terms and conditions for the Firm Service Reference Service and the Interruptible Service Reference Service, can be found here.

The approved Reference Tariffs for the period 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024 can be found here.

Further services, including variations to the Reference Services, may be available on the Amadeus Gas Pipeline by negotiation, subject to available capacity. Potential further services include:

  • Firm Transport
  • Interruptible Transport
  • Firm Park
  • Interruptible Park
  • Firm Loan
  • Interruptible Loan
  • In Pipe Trade
  • Operational Capacity Transfer

A description of these non-reference services can be found on the gas transmission services page.

Further tariffs for other standard non-reference services can be found on the tariffs and terms page.

Notes on services

Firm services are available over varying terms as set out on the gas transmission services page.    

Interruptible services are only available while the pipeline is fully contracted in respect of the corresponding firm service.

APA is progressively rolling out In pipe trade service capability on all key pipelines. APA will prioritise this service rollout in accordance with shipper demand.

Service Usage Information

Service Usage Information Report

Service Availability Information

Steps to find 12 month Medium Term Capacity Outlook data via the Gas Bulletin Board
1) Click this link to navigate to the Capacity Outlooks section of the GBB Data Board 'https://aemo.com.au/energy-systems/gas/gas-bulletin-board-gbb/data-gbb/gas-flows'
2) Navigate to file Medium Term Capacity Outlook (future)
3) Open downloaded spreadsheet titled 'GasBBMediumTermCapacityOutlookFuture.csv'
4) Filter ‘Column A - Facility Name' and select only relevant asset

Steps to find 36 month Uncontracted Capacity data via the Gas Bulletin Board
1) Click this link to navigate to the Capacity Outlooks section of the GBB Data Board 'https://aemo.com.au/energy-systems/gas/gas-bulletin-board-gbb/data-gbb/gas-flows'
2) Navigate to file Uncontracted Capacity Outlook (future)
3) Open downloaded spreadsheet titled 'GasBBUncontractedCapacityOutlookFuture.csv'
4) Filter ‘Column A - Facility Name' and select only relevant asset

Notes on available capacity

The amount of firm park or loan capacity available may be different to the amount of firm transport capacity on the pipeline that is reported in the 36-month uncontracted capacity outlook.

Policies, Procedures and Requirements

Metering and Measurement

Metering and Measurement obligations are outlined in the Access Arrangement, with details available here.

Gas Specification

APA requires the gas specification to comply with the published Gas Specification for this pipeline. APA will measure and/or monitor gas quality in accordance with its relevant obligations under contract. Quality obligations are outlined in the Access Arrangement for this pipeline.

Credit support

Credit support conditions relevant to the Reference Services are included in the Access Arrangement for this pipeline. APA’s standard credit support requirements are described here.

Contact

If you are interested in acquiring gas transmission services for this pipeline, you can contact us on 02 9275 0020 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to make an enquiry by emailing us at [email protected].

Formal Access Request 

Potential customers do not have to submit a Formal Access Request to gain access to an APA pipeline. If you are interested in acquiring services for this pipeline, you can contact us at the contact details above to discuss your requirements. 

For APA's scheme pipelines, you have a right to make a Formal Access Request pursuant to Rule 105D of the National Gas Rules. Lodging a Formal Access Request triggers a formal process of Access Offer and information exchange between APA and the potential customer. Details are in APA’s User Access Guide. 

You can make a Formal Access Request by completing in full the relevant User Access Request Form for this pipeline and emailing it to [email protected].

APA Financial Information Disclosure – Part 10 National Gas Rules

APA is reporting financial information for its pipelines under Part 10 of the National Gas Rules and the AER’s Pipeline Information Disclosure Guideline.

Financial information under Part 10 of the National Gas Rules and the AER’s Pipeline Information Disclosure Guideline will be reported from FY25.

Actual Prices Payable Information.

Standard OTSA – Part 24 National Gas Rules  Standard OTSA
AGP Specific Terms
Facility Details referred to in clause 2 of the Facility Specific Terms