VIC: Brooklyn to Altona (Qenos) Pipeline

VIC: Brooklyn to Altona (Qenos) Pipeline

The Brooklyn to Altona (Qenos) Pipeline is a transmission pipeline located in central Victoria near Melbourne. The pipeline is owned and operated by the APA Group. 

The pipeline is 5 km in length and has a capacity of 5 TJ/day. The pipeline currently transmits natural gas from the APA Group’s Brooklyn Compressor Station to the Qenos Olefins chemical plant in Altona. 

The Qenos 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 2022, the AER granted a 5 year category 2 exemption under Part 23 of the NGR for the Brooklyn to Altona Pipeline. On 30 November 2022, the AER granted a further 5 year categpru 2 exemption under Part 23 of the NGR.

The Brooklyn to Altona Pipeline was constructed in the mid-1970s. In October 2014, the previously ethane supplying pipeline was refitted to supply natural gas.

Pipeline details

State:

VIC

Type:

Transmission

Capacity:

5 TJ/day

Regulation:

Non-scheme

Additional Regulation:

Category 2

Owner:

APA Group

Operator:

APA Group

Length:

5 km

Contact us

Piepline owner's links

Title Date Documents
AER Letter to APA re Exemption Application - Qenos 2017-12-13 Part 23 decision
AER Letter to APA re Exemption Application 2022-11-30 Part 23 decision
Qenos lateral pipeline - high level map 2017-12-13 Pipeline description
Supplementary Qenos map 2017-12-13 Pipeline description
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