The Dunaird to Ballymena Pipeline is a 150mm diameter, fully welded steel pipeline which runs approximately 4km cross country from Dunaird AGI on the North-West Pipeline to Woodside Industrial Estate on the outskirts of Ballymena Co. Antrim.

The pipeline is designed to transmit 20,000 Standard Cubic Meters of Natural Gas per hour (203 MW) at a maximum pressure of 85bar, to cater for the domestic, commercial and industrial requirements of the Ballymena area.

FingletonMcAdam, a joint venture company between Fingleton White and McAdam Design Ltd of Newtownards Co. Down, were commissioned by BGE (Northern Ireland), a subsidiary of Bord Gais Eireann, as Consultant Engineers for the design and construction of the pipeline.

The scope of works includes routing and feasibility studies for the pipeline, liaison with all relevant statutory and public bodies, submission of a planning application including Environmental Statement,safety studies, tender appraisal, appointment of a construction contractor and supervision of construction, testing and commissioning.