Application for 15 year no-coverage determination - Northern Goldfields Interconnect Gas Pipeline (Final recommendation and decision)

On 24 November 2023, the Council released its final recommendation on APA NGI Pty Ltd’s application for a 15 year no-coverage determination for the Northern Goldfields Interconnect (NGI) gas pipeline. 

The Council has determined that the NGI is a transmission pipeline, which is situated wholly within Western Australia. As a result, the relevant Minister for the purposes of the application is the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Hydrogen Industry; Industrial Relations in Western Australia, the Hon. W Johnston MLA.

The Council’s recommendation to the Minister is that he make a 15-year no-coverage determination in respect of the NGI. 

The Council’s reasoning for its final recommendation is available below.

The Council provided its recommendation to the Minister on 24 November 2023.

The Minister must use his or her best endeavours to make a decision as to whether to make a 15 year no-coverage determination within 30 business days after receiving the recommendation.


Final Recommendation - APA application for no coverage NGI gas pipeline - 24 November 2023