APA owns and operates the Reedy Creek Wallumbilla Pipeline.

Description  The 48.5-kilometre bi-directional Reedy Creek Wallumbilla Pipeline (RCWP) is a transmission pipeline that links Reedy Creek and Wallumbilla.
APA Ownership  100%
Regulatory Status

The RCWP is a non-scheme pipeline.

It has been granted an exemption from reporting requirements under Part 23 of the National Gas Rules as it is a single shipper pipeline.

Capacity and Services

The following standard services are offered on the RCWP, subject to available capacity:

  • Firm Transport
  • Interruptible Transport
  • Firm Park
  • Interruptible Park
  • Firm Loan
  • Interruptible Loan
  • In Pipe Trade
  • Operational Capacity Transfer

A description of these services, including APA's Standard Gas Transportation Agreement (SGTA) can be found on the gas transmission services page.

Non-standard services may be available by negotiation.

Notes on services

Firm services are available over varying terms as set out on the gas transmission services page.

New shippers on this pipeline may require a connection agreement.

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 SGTA (East and Central), and for this pipeline are set out here.

Gas Specification

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 its relevant obligations under contract. Quality obligations are outlined in the SGTA (East and Central).

Credit support

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.

 Contact

If you are interested in acquiring gas transmission services for this pipeline, you can contact us on 07 3323 6110 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to make an enquiry by emailing us at commercial.contracts@apa.com.au.

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

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.

Potential customers do not have to submit a Formal Access Request to gain access to an APA pipeline.

You can make a Formal Access Request by completing in-full the relevant User Access Request Form for this pipeline and emailing it to useraccessrequest@apa.com.au.