Department of the Legislative Assembly

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
11th Assembly


20/10/2008

21. ENI Gas

Mr Mills to MINISTER for Essential Services

QUESTION


1. What are the terms of the arrangements between the NT Government and ENI Australia to supply Gas to PowerWater Corp.

2. What price will the Territory be paying for each MMBtu of Gas from the project.

3. What is the anticipated annual cost to be paid by PowerWater for the supply.

4. Is the Territory contributing to the construction of the infrastructure associated with the delivery of gas to Darwin, if so can the commitment be detailed and what is the cost of the Territory Government’s commitment.

ANSWER


Answered on 23/12/2009
    1. What are the terms of the arrangements between the NT Government and ENI Australia to supply Gas to PowerWater Corp.
        Pursuant to a Gas Sale Agreement (GSA) between Eni and Power and Water up to 860 Petajoules (PJ) of Blacktip gas will be sold to Power and Water Corporation over a 25 year period commencing in 2009. In accordance with the GSA, Power and Water will be entitled to purchase up to 37 PJ of gas each year, at a maximum daily rate of 104 Terrajoules (TJ) per day.

    2. What price will the Territory be paying for each MMBtu of Gas from the project.
        Power and Water’s contractual arrangements with Eni are bound by confidentiality undertakings, given by both parties.

    3. What is the anticipated annual cost to be paid by Power and Water for the supply.
        Power and Water’s contractual arrangements with Eni are bound by confidentiality undertakings, given by both parties.

    4. Is the Territory contributing to the construction of the infrastructure associated with the delivery of gas to Darwin, if so can the commitment be detailed and what is the cost of the Territory Government’s commitment?
        The Bonaparte Gas Pipeline (BGP) has been constructed by APA Group, for an estimated $170 million as stated publicly by the company. Power and Water has entered into a 25 year haulage contract with APA Group, and will pay an annual tariff for use of the pipeline. The tariff quantum is subject to the standard confidentially provisions in the contract .
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