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.

A diagram of the RCWP can be found here, showing:
• Pipeline capacity.
• Details of receipt and delivery points.
• Key facilities connected to the pipeline.
• Technical and physical characteristics of the pipelines.


APA Ownership  100%
Regulatory Status

The RCWP is a non-scheme pipeline.

It has been granted an exemption from reporting requirements under Part 10 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
  • In Pipe Trade
  • Operational Capacity Transfer
  • Park & Loan services are available on other pipelines comprising APA’s east coast gas grid and may be contracted in conjunction with RCWP services under a multi-asset gas transportation agreement, subject to available capacity and in accordance with relevant service rules.

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.

Service Usage Information

Service Usage Information Report

Service Availability Information 

Steps to find 12 month Medium Term Capacity Outlook data via the Gas Bulletin Board
1) Click this link to navigate to the Capacity Outlooks section of the GBB Data Board 'https://aemo.com.au/energy-systems/gas/gas-bulletin-board-gbb/data-gbb/gas-flows'
2) Navigate to file Medium Term Capacity Outlook (future)
3) Open downloaded spreadsheet titled 'GasBBMediumTermCapacityOutlookFuture.csv'
4) Filter ‘Column A - Facility Name' and select only relevant asset

Steps to find 36 month Uncontracted Capacity data via the Gas Bulletin Board
1) Click this link to navigate to the Capacity Outlooks section of the GBB Data Board 'https://aemo.com.au/energy-systems/gas/gas-bulletin-board-gbb/data-gbb/gas-flows'
2) Navigate to file Uncontracted Capacity Outlook (future)
3) Open downloaded spreadsheet titled 'GasBBUncontractedCapacityOutlookFuture.csv'
4) Filter ‘Column A - Facility Name' and select only relevant asset

Notes on available capacity

The amount of firm park or loan capacity available may be different to the amount of firm transport capacity on the pipeline that is reported in the 36-month uncontracted capacity outlook.

 

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 02 9275 0020 to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to make an enquiry by emailing 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

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 [email protected].

APA Financial Information Disclosure – Part 10 National Gas Rules

This pipeline has been granted a Category 2 exemption from reporting requirements under Part 10 of the National Gas Rules as it is a single shipper pipeline.

Actual Prices Payable Information.