WA needs to shore up domestic supply: AEMO

AEMO Managing Director and CEO Audrey Zibelman.

AEMO Managing Director and CEO Audrey Zibelman.

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released the 2017 Western Australia Gas Statement of Opportunities (WA GSOO), which provides an assessment of the WA domestic gas market for the outlook period 2018-2027.

The report has found that Western Australia’s domestic gas market is well-supplied until 2020; however, new wholesale contracts will be needed to prevent a tightening of supply beyond this period.

“Our base case scenario forecasts have highlighted a tightening of the market from around 2021-2023 as supply contracts begin to expire and some existing domestic gas facilities face reserve depletion,” said AEMO Managing Director and CEO Audrey Zibelman.

The report notes the important role of Western Australia’s domestic gas policy, which ensures 15 per cent of total LNG production is reserved for domestic use.

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