Map of Carpentaria Gas Pipeline

APA owns and operates the Carpentaria Gas Pipeline (CGP), an important link in our East Coast Grid.

Please contact us on 07 3323 6027 to discuss your requirements and how we may be able to meet them.


The CGP includes the 840km mainline, the 96km Cannington lateral, the Mica Creek metering facility and the 6km Mount Isa lateral. The pipeline transports gas from the South West Queensland Pipeline at Ballera in south west Queensland to power stations and other customers in Mount Isa and the surrounding Carpentaria mineral province.

APA ownership


Regulatory status

CGP is a covered pipeline under the access regime of the National Gas Law and the National Gas Rules, and provides light regulation services.


Australian Energy Regulator (AER)

Next regulatory review

Not applicable. Light access regulation has no explicit review dates.

Required regulatory documentation

Indicative Terms and Conditions and Rates


As at 1 July 2015

Throughput Tariff: $1.56 / GJ (excluding GST)

Capacity and services

Refer to our gas transmission services here

The CGP capacity register can be found here

Information on capacity is also available on the National Gas Market Bulletin Board,, which is updated daily.

Related assets

South West Queensland Pipeline (at Ballera)

Gas specification


Metering and measurement

APA Metering and Measurement requirements