south east south australia pipeline
APA owns and operates the South East South Australia Pipeline.
The 45-kilometre South East South Australia (SESA) Pipeline is a transmission pipeline that supplies natural gas from the SEA Gas Pipeline at Poolaijelo to Epic Energy SA’s South East Pipeline System (SEPS) at Katnook, near Penola and to the Australian Gas Networks’ distribution network, at Ladbroke Grove. The SEPS pipeline travels 70 kilometres to Snuggery, near Millicent, and Australian Gas Network’s gas distribution network in Mount Gambier.
A diagram of the SESA Pipeline can be found here, showing:
The SESA Pipeline is a non-scheme pipeline
|Capacity and Services||
The following standard services are offered on the SESA Pipeline, subject to available capacity:
A description of these services, including the Standard Gas Transportation Agreement (SGTA) can be found on the gas transmission services page.
Relevant tariffs for these standard services can be found on the current tariffs and terms page.
Non-standard services or alternative terms may be available by negotiation.
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.
|Service Usage Information|
|Service Availability Information||36-month uncontracted capacity outlook
12-month capacity outlook
|Policies, Procedures and Requirements||
Metering and Measurement
APA requires the Gas Specification or any other quality to comply with the relevant Australian Standard (AS 4564). APA will measure and/or monitor gas quality in accordance with relevant obligations under contract. Quality obligations are outlined in APA’s SGTA (East and Central).
APA has minimum credit support requirements that are a pre-condition to gaining access to pipeline services. APA’s credit support requirements are set out here.
If you are interested in acquiring services for this pipeline, you can contact us on 07 3323 6110 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to email us at [email protected].
We encourage potential customers to contact APA early when considering their gas supply and transport needs. Early discussion of needs improves the likelihood that APA can tailor services to meet them.
|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 non-scheme pipelines, you have a right to make a Formal Access Request pursuant to Rule 559 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.
|APA Financial Information Disclosure – Part 23 National Gas Rules||
APA is reporting financial information for its non-scheme pipelines — that is, pipelines that are not subject to full or light regulation, according to AER’s Financial Reporting Guideline for non-Scheme Pipelines. The financial information for the six months to 30 June 2018 and the years ending 30 June 2019 and 2020 includes Pipeline Financial Statements based on Australian Accounting Standards, the weighted average price for services on each of these pipelines, and the number derived using the AER recovered capital method (RCM).
Interested parties should read APA’s Basis of Preparation together with the completed financial information template that was developed by the AER.
In addition, APA advises in relation to RCM:
|Standard OTSA – Part 24 National Gas Rules|