Wallumbilla in Queensland is a major gas supply hub. As a pipeline interconnection point for the Surat-Bowen Basin, it links gas markets in Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. It services industrial gas customers, LNG export facilities and gas powered generators, making it a natural point of trade and an ideal location for a gas trading exchange.
This figure is a summary of quarterly trading activity in the Wallumbilla gas supply hub by category of trading participant type. Participant categories include traders who: export or produce gas (Export/producer); participate in the retailing of gas or generation of electricity using gas (Gentail/GPG); use gas for industrial purposes (Industrial); or participate in the supply hub as a trader (Trader). The figure displays a quarterly average of the different number of participants falling into each of the categories, based on the participants that have placed orders on the exchange on a monthly basis.