|AER Letter to AGN re Exemption Application - Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline||2017-12-13||Part 23 decision||2017|
|Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline Map||2017-12-13||Pipeline description||2017|
The Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline is a distribution pipeline in south-eastern Queensland. The pipeline is owned by the Queensland Government and Australian Gas Networks (AGN). The APA Group is the pipeline’s operator.
The Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline is 28.5 km in length and has a throughput of 1.5 TJ/day, with 0.8 TJ being supplied to the Knauf Plasterboard facility in Bundaberg.
The Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline transports gas to the Port of Bundaberg from the Wide Bay Pipeline situated west of Bundaberg.
The Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline is currently a non-scheme pipeline, and is subject to the access regime for non-scheme pipelines under Chapter 6A of the NGL and Part 23 of the NGR. On 13 December 2017, the AER granted a 5 year category 2 and category 3 exemption under Part 23 of the NGR for the Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline.
Construction of the Bundaberg Port Gas Pipeline was completed in December 2016 and the transmission pipeline became operational in early 2017. As the operator of the pipeline, APA Group oversaw the construction of the pipeline.