Review of the Gas Access Regime
AbstractThe Commission was asked to review the National Third Party Access Regime for Natural Gas Pipelines. The review sought to assess the benefits and costs of the Regime, including its effects on investment. The Commission’s preliminary findings were released for public comment in December 2003 and its final report was submitted to the Government in June 2004. The Commission confirmed its initial finding that, while access regulation is required, the current cost-based price regulation had significant drawbacks and put forward proposals to reduce regulatory costs while preserving benefits. The Commission’s key finding in the final report is the proposed addition of a less costly, monitoring option.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by EconWPA in its series Microeconomics with number 0410001.
Date of creation: 06 Oct 2004
Date of revision:
Note: Type of Document - pdf
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://220.127.116.11
Access; Competition; Deregulation; Distribution networks; Energy consumption; Electricity; Energy conservation; Energy resources; Gas; Gas Access Regime; Gas Code; Gas consumers; Gas Pipelines Access Law; Gas producers; Monopoly; National Access Regime; Natural gas; Natural resources; New South Wales; Northern Territory; Pipelines; Queensland; Resource management; Resource tax; South Australia; Tasmania; Transmission networks; Victoria; Western Australia;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
- D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
- D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
You can help add them by filling out this form.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (EconWPA).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.