AGIG CEO Ben Wilson. Image: APGA

AGIG: 10 per cent hydrogen in gas networks by 2030

According to the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA), gas transmission and distribution companies are already preparing for dramatically lower emissions, setting ambitious targets to mix hybrid gases in their systems before 2050.  Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) chief executive officer (CEO) Ben Wilson spoke at this year’s 2021 APGA Virtual Convention where he told …
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Breaking ground at Waitsia

The Western Australian Government,  Mitsui E&P Australia (MEPAU), Beach Energy and Clough have joined Southern Yamatji Traditional Owners to officially launch the construction project and turn the first soil at the site of the Waitsia Gas Plant.  Located in Western Australia, the Waitsia Stage 2 will unlock the economic potential of the Mid West and …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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