West–East gas pipeline pre-feasibility study

Publisher: 
Department of the Environment and Energy
Date: 
December 2018
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The Australian Government commissioned the West–East gas pipeline pre-feasibility study to examine the case for new gas transmission pipeline to connect Western Australia to the east coast. The study concludes that a pipeline connecting Western Australian gas to the east coast is a technically feasible option to increase gas supply to the eastern states, but is not currently the best or most economical option for dealing with the supply issues facing the gas market in eastern Australia. The study highlights a number of more flexible options that could increase gas supply to eastern Australia in the short to medium term.