map of the Amadeus Gas Pipeline 

APA owns and operates the Amadeus Gas Pipeline.


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


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.

Australian Energy Regulator

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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.

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.


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].

Standard OTSA – Part 24 National Gas Rules  Standard OTSA
AGP Specific Terms
Facility Details referred to in clause 2 of the Facility Specific Terms
AGP Access Arrangement Further details on the AGP Access Arrangement can be found here.