The Gas Supply industry consists of gas retailers that buy and sell gas, and gas distributors that operate the distribution networks carrying gas to end users.
The gas industry supplies natural gas via transmission and distribution pipelines, and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) via cylinders, to a variety of domestic and manufacturing customers. It does not refer to the extraction of gas from its source, nor the installation or maintenance of gas appliances within domestic or manufacturing environments.
The gas industry is a major supplier of energy to Australian homes and factories supplying around 23.5% of primary energy consumption. Gas is supplied as natural gas, which is carried by pipeline systems or as Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) which is carried in a range of vessels.
The gas industry employs people in the following areas:
- Field operators
- Project Mangers
- Line Managers