Eastern Gas Pipeline

The Eastern Gas Pipeline is a key supply artery between the Gippsland Basin in Victoria and NSW. The pipeline supplies more than half the gas consumed in NSW and is ideally located to meet the growing demand for natural gas in NSW from residential, industrial and commercial customers.

The pipeline also transports natural gas to demand centres in Sydney, Canberra and Wollongong as well as a number of regional centres including Bairnsdale, Cooma, Nowra and Bomaderry.

The Eastern Gas Pipeline is well placed to accommodate future expansion projects to meet new demand.

Gas transportation agreement

Click here for our standard EGP gas transportation agreement

Tariffs

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To discuss your gas transportation needs, contact Andrew Zancanaro, Commercial Manager Southern Pipelines (03) 9173 7835 or andrew.zancanaro@jemena.com.au

Jemena is currently aggregating loads on the Eastern Gas Pipeline. There is also capacity to loop the pipeline should demand drive further expansion.

Capacity for Firm Forward Haulage and As Available Forward Haulage is subject to technical assessment at the required receipt and delivery points. Backhaul capacity varies on a daily basis and is also subject to technical assessment at the required receipt and delivery point.

Historical Gas Flows

Daily capacity and nomination data via the National Gas Market Bulletin Board

Short Term Trading Market

The Eastern Gas Pipeline is a facility operator and an allocation agent in the New South Wales short term trading market which commenced on 1 September 2010.

Transportation agreement for access to the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline

A prospective Tasmanian Gas Pipeline shipper must enter into a gas transportation agreement on the Eastern Gas Pipeline in order to transport their gas onto the start of the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline. A standard gas transportation agreement is available on request. Prior to entering into an Eastern Gas Pipeline gas transportation agreement shippers must be recommended by the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline.

Operational Information

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Natural gas specification

The following is for indicative information only. The applicable specification is included in each gas transportation agreement, connection agreement or other agreement between Eastern Gas Pipeline and its counterparties.

Natural gas specification

Item Specification Test method
Minimum Temperature 2°C  
Maximum Temperature 50°C  
Wobbe Index Minimum 46.0
Maximum 52.0
ISO 6976;
or ASTM D3588
Oxygen Maximum 0.2% by volume ISO 6974 and ISO 6975;
or ASTM D1945
Total Inerts Maximum 7% by volume ISO 6974 and ISO 6975;
or ASTM D19455
Hydrocarbon Dew Point Maximum 2°C
At 3,500 kPag gauge
 
Water Content Minimum water dew point of 0°C at MAOP. This is equivalent to a maximum water content of 75 mg/m3 at 14,895 kPa and 70 mg/m33 at 16,550 kPa.
Note: the m3 is at standard conditions
ASTM D1142
Hydrogen Sulphide Maximum 5.7 mg/m3 ISO 6326
Total Sulphur (including odourant) Maximum 50 mg/m3 ASTM D1072
Total Sulphur (excluding odourant) Maximum 40 mg/m3 ASTM D1072

Notes

  • All values measured or specified at 15C and 101.325 kPa gauge unless otherwise stated
  • Wobbe Index means the Higher Heating Value divided by the square root of the relative density of the gas, both measured at the same time
  • For the purposes of this Eastern Gas Pipeline natural gas Specification, carbon dioxide and nitrogen will be deemed to be inert gases

Minimum & maximum operating pressures

Jemena maintains the operating pressure on the Eastern Gas Pipeline between 3,000 kPa gauge and 16,550 kPa gauge.