Amadeus to Moomba Gas Pipeline

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The Amadeus to Moomba Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Australia.[1]


The pipeline runs from the Amadeus Basin in the south of the Northern Territory to Moomba, South Australia.

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Project Details

  • Operator: AGIG
  • Owner: CKI Group
  • Current Capacity: 114.67 million cubic feet per day
  • Length: 590 miles / 950 kilometers
  • Cost: Estimated mimimum of AUS$1.2 billion (US$870 million)[2]
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year: 2024


In August 2020 Central Petroleum signed a memorandum of understanding with Australian Gas Infrastructure Group and Macquarie Mereenie to move towards a final investment decision (FID) on the pipeline in the second half of 2021. Construction would begin in 2022 and the pipeline would be commissioned in 2024. The pipeline would be less than half the distance of the current 2,250-km network through which gas is piped from the Amadeus Basin to Moomba.[3]

According to Central Petroleum's chief executive Leon Devaney, the promoters are eyeing federal government financing support for the AUS$1.2 billion project via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. Amadeus Gas Pipeline New pipeline to connect NT gas to East Coast Market, Energy News Bulletin, Aug. 19, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Angela Macdonald-Smith, Plans for $1.2b missing link to unlock NT gas, The Australian Financial Review, Aug. 19, 2020
  3. Central Petroleum, AGIG advance Amadeus-Moomba pipeline plan, Oil & Gas Journal, Aug. 19, 2020

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