WA: Nifty Lateral Pipeline

WA: Nifty Lateral Pipeline

The Nifty Pipeline (also known as the Nifty Gas Lateral) is a transmission pipeline in central Western Australia.

The pipeline is owned by Energy Infrastructure Investments (EII). The APA Group holds 19.9 per cent interest in Energy Infrastructure Investments, while Marubini holds 49.9 per cent interest and Osaka Gas holds 30.2 per cent interest.

The Nifty Pipeline is 45 km in length and has a diameter of 152.4 mm. The pipeline connects the Telfer Gas Pipeline to the Birla Nifty Copper Mine in the Great Sandy Desert and is used to supply natural gas to Metal X’s Nifty Copper Mine. 

The Nifty 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.

Pipeline details







Additional Regulation:

Category 2 and 3


EII Gas Transmission Services WA (Operations) Pty Ltd


EII Gas Transmission Services WA (Operations) Pty Ltd


45 km

Gas Type:

Natural gas

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Title Date Documents
Nifty Lateral Pipeline map 2022-08-16
ERA letter re exemptions application - Nifty Lateral Pipeline 2022-08-16
Approved exemption letter - Nifty Lateral Pipeline 2023-05-08
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