Map of South West Queensland Pipeline

APA owns and operates the South West Queensland Pipeline (SWQP), and the QSN Link.

Description

The bi-directional SWQP comprises of two parallel pipelines (400mm and 450 mm diameter) linking Wallumbilla in South East Queensland to Moomba. In practice it is made up of:

  • The SWQP, between Wallumbilla in South East Queensland and Ballera (755km); and
  • The QSN Link, between Ballera and Moomba (182km).
APA ownership

100%

Regulatory status

SWQP is not a covered pipeline under the access regime of the National Gas Law and the National Gas Rules.

Related assets and facilities

SWQP connects to the Moomba Sydney Gas Pipeline and Moomba Adelaide Pipeline at Moomba in South Australia and to the Carpentaria Gas Pipeline at Ballera.

At Wallumbilla, SWQP connects to several pipelines allowing gas to be delivered to Brisbane and Gladstone (via the Roma Brisbane Pipeline and Queensland Gas Pipeline), and to receive gas from the Fairview to Wallumbilla Gas Pipeline, Spring Gully to Wallumbilla Gas Pipeline, Darling Downs to Wallumbilla Pipeline and the Berwyndale Wallumbilla Pipeline.

The SWQP can also deliver gas into the Comet Ridge to Wallumbilla Pipeline.

Capacity and services

If you are interested in acquiring gas transmission services for the SWQP or the QSN Link, you may make a preliminary enquiry to discuss your requirements by contacting us at commercial.contracts@apa.com.au
You may also make an Access Request pursuant to Rule 559 of the National Gas Rules by completing in full the User Access Request Form for the SWQP and/or the QSN Link (as relevant) and emailing it to useraccessrequest@apa.com.au.  You must complete a User Access Form for each pipeline on which you are seeking to acquire gas transmission services.

Gas specification

Gas transported complies with AS 4564

Metering and measurement

APA Metering and Measurement requirements