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Review of the Maui pipeline outage

In October 2011 an outage of the Maui gas transmission pipeline occurred. The government undertook a review of the outage to ensure that the lessons learned are captured and that appropriate steps are being taken to strengthen the gas system.

Read the Minister's media release


The government’s report brings together the findings of a review of the performance of the contingency system, technical reports completed for the pipeline owner, and information collected on the effects of the event:


As part of this review, the Government is looking more broadly into gas security of supply. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has commissioned an independent study into the risks of major gas supply disruptions to assess industry risk management approaches and system resilience. In releasing this study, the Ministry is inviting public feedback on any conclusions and or recommendations made.


Last updated 19 June 2014