Eastern Gas Pipeline

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The Eastern Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline runs from Longford, Victoria, to Sydney, New South Wales.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Jemena
  • Owner: SGSP (State Grid Corporation of China 60%; Singapore Power 40%)
  • Current Capacity: 355.5 terajoules per day (328.73 million cubic feet per day)[2]
  • Length: 495 Miles / 797 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2000


The Eastern Gas Pipeline (EGP) is operated by Jemena, which is owned by SGSP (Australia) Assets Pty Ltd.[3] SGSP is jointly owned by State Grid Corporation of China (60%) and Singapore Power (40%).[3]

Expansion Project

In September 2020, Jemena announced plans to extend the EGP by approximately 185 kilometers from Sydney to the Hunter Valley, with the intention of connecting the valley to existing domestic gas fields as well as to two proposed LNG import terminals, Port Kembla FSRU and the Newcastle LNG Terminal. Jemena said that it expects to take a final investment decision on the AU$400 million expansion project by the end of 2021, with first gas to flow as early as 2023. The company has been working on pipeline route options in the Hunter Valley and said it was preparing to commence community and stakeholder engagement.[4]

Expansion Location

The runs runs from Sydney, New South Wales to Tomago, New South Wales and Kurri Kurri, New South Wales.[5]

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Expansion Project Details

  • Operator: Jemena
  • Owner: SGSP (State Grid Corporation of China 60%; Singapore Power 40%)
  • Capacity: 290 terajoules per day / 274.87 mmcf/day[6]
  • Diameter:
  • Length: 185 kilometers / 115 miles[4]
  • Cost: US$285 million[4]
  • Status: Pre-construction
  • Start Year: 2023[4]

Articles and resources


  1. NSW: Eastern Gas Pipeline, Australian Electricity Market Commission, accessed February 2018
  2. Eastern Gas Pipeline, Jemena, Jul. 31, 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 About Jemena And Our Network, Jemena, accessed February 2018
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Jemena Reveals Plans to Extend Eastern Gas Pipeline, Jemena press release, September 28, 2020
  5. Jemena taps into Hunter gas power plan, Australian Financial Review, Sep. 28, 2020
  6. Jemena plans Eastern Gas pipeline extension, Oil & Gas Journal, Oct. 5, 2020

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