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.

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

Next Regulatory review

2021

Capacity and Services

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

The approved Reference Tariff for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 can be found here.

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

Firm Transport

Interruptible Transport

In Pipe Trade

Firm Park

Interruptible Park

Operational Capacity Transfer

Firm Loan Interruptible Loan  

A description of these non-reference services can be found on the gas transmission services - east coast and central region page.

Further tariffs for other standard non-reference services can be found on the current tariffs and terms - east coast and central region page.

The AGP capacity register can be found here.

Notes on services

Firm services are available over varying terms as set out on the gas transmission services - east coast and central region 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 and operational capacity transfer service capability on all key pipelines. APA will prioritise this service rollout in accordance with shipper demand.

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 cancontact us on 08 8924 8100 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to make an enquiry by emailing us at commercial.contracts@apa.com.au.