moomba sydney pipeline
APA owns and operates the Moomba Sydney Pipeline system.
The Moomba Sydney Pipeline (MSP) system is a transmission pipeline system. It consists of a mainline and various laterals as follows:
A diagram of the MSP can be found here, showing:
Part of the MSP mainline and some connecting lateral pipelines are scheme pipelines (as described above) under the access regime of the National Gas Law and the National Gas Rules, and provide light regulation services.
Australian Energy Regulator
|Next Regulatory Review||
Not applicable. Light access regulation has no explicit review dates.
|Capacity and Services||
The following standard services are offered on the MSP, 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||
Notes on available capacity
|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@example.com.
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.
You can make a Formal Access Request for completing in full the relevant User Access Request Form for this pipeline and emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete this User Access Request Form for Moomba to Marsden and this User Access Request Form for the Interconnect.
|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. The financial information includes Pipeline Statements for the 6-month period ended 30 June 2018, 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||
The standard OTSA is available here