AGL

AGL to transform Torrens Island to green hydrogen hub

AGL Energy is leading a consortium of high-profile industry partners in a detailed feasibility study into the development of a green hydrogen production facility at its Torrens Island site. The study will demonstrate the commercial and technical feasibility of establishing a renewable hydrogen hub and the production of hydrogen-derived products at Torrens Island to serve …
HyP SA

AGN hydrogen park expanding in SA

Australian Gas Networks (AGN) is pleased to mark a year of operations at Hydrogen Park SA (HyP SA) by expanding the delivery of renewable hydrogen to thousands of additional customers. AGN exists as part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), one of Australia’s largest energy infrastructure businesses. The expansion of HyP SA furthers the …

Growth plan announced for offshore Otway gas hub

Cooper Energy has announced an updated growth plan for its offshore Otway gas hub, with plans to further develop and deliver new supply through the Athena Gas Plant. The completion of the upgrade to the Athena Gas Plant and the cutover from the Iona Gas Plant to the Athena Gas Plant in December 2021 has …

Vali pipeline tie-in agreement executed

Metgasco, alongside its ATP 2021 joint venture (JV) partners Vintage Energy and Birdgeport, have executed a pipeline tie-in agreement with the South Australian Cooper Basin joint venture (SACB). In an announcement on Wednesday 4 May, the oil and gas explorer and producer confirmed that the deal provides for the connection of the Vali gas flowline …

APPEA urges new SA Labor Premier to invest in reliable energy

Following the election of Peter Malinauskas as the South Australian (SA) Premier, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has advised the new Labor team to continue investing in renewable energies and acknowledge the role of gas in the state’s future. The gas industry has a long history in South Australia. It has played an …
Santos cooper basin

APPEA calls for role of gas to be recognised in SA state poll

South Australia’s oil and gas industry is calling for all parties to acknowledge the role gas will play in a cleaner energy future and to focus policy efforts on protecting South Australia’s environment. With the state election on March 19, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has released its 2022 election platform aimed …

Santos books CO2 storage capacity

Santos has announced the booking of a 100 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage facility in the Cooper Basin, South Australia.  This resource is a subset of the total prospective storage in the basin and follows the final investment decision (FID) on the 1.7 million tonnes per annum (tpa) Moomba carbon capture and storage …
Leigh Creek Energy

Leigh Creek cracks the CCS code

Leigh Creek Energy has completed its feasibility study for the Leigh Creek Urea project’s (LCUP) potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS). Completed by engineering group inGauge, the study covered both engineering and geological sphered and confirmed that the LCUP has all the critical elements for large scale retention of CO2 within an underground facility. …
Trafigura

SA Govt, Trafigura fund Port Pirie FEED

The South Australian Government and multinational commodity trading company Trafigura have announced a joint investment to progress plans to construct a commercial scale green hydrogen facility in Port Pirie.  Trafigura is the largest metal and second largest oil trader in the world and alongside the Marshall Government, each has committed $2.5 million to front end …

Japanese government funds SA hydrogen export project

Japan’s Ministry for Environment has nominated Marubeni Corporation’s hydrogen production project within South Australia to launch its pilot program. The program will be looking to cooperate with developing countries to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During the COP 26 in Glasgow this month, the project was presented by the Japanese Ministry for Environment titled “Building …