An APA employee watches as cold vapour is released as liquified gas is converted so it can be injected into the network.
An APA employee watches as cold vapour is released as liquified gas is converted so it can be injected into the network. Robyne Cuerel

Natural gas pipeline repair delayed until February 18

THE natural gas shortage that's caused havoc for businesses right across the Fraser Coast looks set to continue.

While APA worked through the weekend reconnecting residential customers in Hervey Bay and Maryborough, it said on Monday that permanent repair work would now not be completed until February 18.