Wide Bay Pipeline

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The Wide Bay Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Mayborough, Queensland to Rockhampton, Queensland.

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Project Details

  • Operator: AGN
  • Parent Company: Cheung Kong Holdings
  • Current Capacity: 6.2 terajoules per day (5.7 million cubic feet per day)
  • Length: 170 miles / 274 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2000

Background

The pipeline is owned and operated by Australian Gas Networks, a subsidiary of Cheung Kong Holdings.[2]

Burnett River Leak

On January 30, 2013 ex-Tropical Storm Oswald damaged a section of the pipeline that goes under the Burnett River west of the city of Bundaberg and caused it to leak.[3]

Articles and resources

References

  1. Wide Bay Pipeline to be replaced using directional boring, Trenchless Austrtalia, Feb. 13, 2013
  2. Wide Bay Pipeline, Australian Energy Regulator, accessed March 2018
  3. How to repair a major gas pipeline, The Australian Pipeline, July 2013

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