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Narrabri Gas Project

Court dismisses appeal to overturn Narrabri

The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has dismissed a legal challenge attempting to stop Santos from developing a $3.6 billion coal-seam gas project at Narrabri.  The Mullaley Gas and Pipeline Accord launched an appeal against the Impending Planning Commission’s decision last year  Santos welcomes the new judicial review decision on the Narrabi Gas … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
AusNet shares

APA, AusNet shares dealings recommence

AusNet Services will now engage with APA Group on its non-binding proposal after the Takeovers Panel’s ruling.  On 15 October, the Takeovers Panel made a declaration of unacceptable circumstances in relation to the application submitted by APA. APA made a submission to the Panel after the company felt it was unfairly locked out of dealings … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Santos

Santos puts forward further plans for Barossa

The national petroleum regulator is assessing Santos’ Barossa Development for its plans to commence a drilling and well campaign in the second quarter of 2022. The company advised that, as part of the approved development, it wants to begin the petroleum activity in production licence NT/L1. The Barossa Development was accepted by the National Offshore … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Gas

QLD Gov, Rio Tinto sign clean energy agreement

The Queensland Government and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement to transform Central Queensland into a renewable energy powerhouse.  Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said supporting investment in renewables and hydrogen was part of Queensland’s plan for economic recovery in the wake COVID-19. “This week we’ve announced one of the world’s largest hydrogen electrolyser manufacturing plants will … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Leigh Creek

Leigh Creek appoints development consultant

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) has appointed EMM Consulting to assist it with the downstream development approval (DA) process of the Leigh Creek urea project (LCUP) in South Australia. LCK managing director Phil Staveley said partnering with EMM to assist in the development approval process is a crucial step in ensuring that the LCUP is built … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Oil

Cliff Head

Triangle secures agreement with BP Singapore

The Cliff Head joint venture (CHJV) has entered into an agreement with BP Singapore for the sale and purchase of its crude oil produced at the Cliff Head oil field. Under the terms of the offtake agreement, BP Singapore will purchase 100 per cent of the crude produced from the Cliff Head oil field, commingled … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New Zealand Oil & Gas has appointed a new general manager of assets and engineering, while Fortescue has made some important executive appointments as the company transitions into green renewables and resources. New Zealand Oil & Gas senior management appointment: Daniel Leeman has been appointed general manager of assets and engineering at New Zealand Oil … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

Hydrogen

Premier Perrottet makes announcement

Perrottet signs off on world-leading hydrogen strategy

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has signed off on Australia’s largest hydrogen strategy in his first major cabinet decision as Premier.  Under the hydrogen blueprint, Perrottet’s Government will be giving $3 billion in incentives, attracting $80 billion in new infrastructure.  The strategy outlines a range of uses for hydrogen, such as fuel replacement, injection … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Fortescue Future Industries (FFI)

Hydrogen facility planned for Gladstone

A new partnership between the Queensland Government and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is set to create one of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing facilities in Gladstone. Thousands of jobs are expected to be created because of this partnership, with the initial stage to create 120 construction jobs and 53 operational jobs with the $114 … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>

People and Policy

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Energy ministers have reappointed the Chair of the Board of Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for a second term. The New South Wales cabinet has seen major changes with the stepping down of Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the appointment of a new successor, as well as some minor changes to cabinet.  The following appointments have … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

This month, Genesis Energy has appointed an acting chief financial officer while the search for a permanent replacement is still underway. CSIRO has welcomed two new leaders to the executive team, with a new executive director digital, national facilities and a new executive director for growth. Hydrogen utility H2U also celebrates the achievement of its … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
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APA welcomes Perrottet’s hydrogen strategy

APA Group has welcomed the release of the New South Wales Government’s Hydrogen Strategy, stating it is committed to helping …
Ammonia molecule

FFI, Incitec partner in green ammonia feasibility study

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is partnering with Incitec Pivot to generate ammonia from green, renewable hydrogen. This follows the Queensland Premier’s announcement on Monday that the government would be partnering with FFI to create one of the world’s largest hydrogen equipment manufacturing facilities in Gladstone. Incitec Pivot is Australia’s largest fertiliser supplier, producing around two … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
New desalination plant for Kangaroo Island

Desalination plant for Kangaroo Island

In partnership with the Australian and South Australian Governments, SA Water is constructing a new seawater desalination plant and distribution network on Kangaroo Island. Installation has begun on a 50 km underground pipeline to connect Kangaroo Island communities with the new seawater desalination plant at Penneshaw.  The new plant is estimated to cost around $64.9 … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
Alltype to work on NGI

APA locks in Alltype for Northern Goldfields

APA Group has awarded Alltype Engineering a $25 million contract to deliver a new two-unit gas turbine centrifugal gas compressor station in the midwest region of Western Australia.  The project is located 50 km east of Geraldton and is delivered as part of the Northern Goldfields Interconnect (NGI) project.  The NGI project provides for interconnection … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>
electrolysis

Siemens, Toray electrolysis partnership

Siemens Energy and Toray have developed a new partnership through polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) water electrolysis based on a new membrane technology.  Siemens is the Japanese subsidiary of Siemens Energy AG, and is currently one of the world’s leading energy technology companies.  Toray is an integrated chemical industry company with strengths in organic synthetic chemistry, … <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> To access this post, you must purchase a <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/register">subscription</a>. If you have an existing subscription, please login <a href="https://www.ppo.com.au/my-account/">here</a>. </div> </div>