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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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 …
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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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Cooper Energy operations update

Cooper Energy has confirmed that Phase 2B capital works are now underway at the Orbost Gas Processing Plant, and the Athena Gas Plant is now commissioned and awaiting pipeline cutover.  Cooper Energy has provided an operations and finance update for its works in the following basins: Gippsland Basin  The company said that phase 2B works …
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Goldfields Water Supply Scheme pipeline

Water Corporation upgrades to historic pipeline

The Western Australian Government has opened the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme pipeline proposal for public consideration for the gradual removal and replacement of old sections of the pipeline over the next 50 years. The pipeline was completed in 1903 and was internationally regarded as the largest engineering undertaking of its time.  WA Waste Minister Dave …
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APA secures gas transportation service with Senex

APA Group has reached agreement on a new gas transportation service with Senex Energy for the delivery of gas through APA’s Wallumbilla Gas Hub, South West Queensland Pipeline and Carpentaria Gas Pipeline to APA’s Diamantina Power Station in Mount Isa. The gas transportation service, which will commence on January 1, 2022, reinforces the critical role …
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WA Gov backs APA hydrogen pipeline

APA Group has received a $300,000 boost for its world-leading hydrogen research in Western Australia. The company’s research proposes to test the ability of 43-kilometres of Parmelia Gas Pipeline to carry up to 100 per cent hydrogen. Following promising results from the first phase of testing, the WA Government has awarded funding for the project under …
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APA, Basslink merge speculations confirmed

APA Group has confirmed that it has submitted a proposal to Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) in relation to a potential acquisition of Basslink. The company advised that it put forward a confidential, conditional and incomplete proposal to KIT regarding the potential acquisition. Basslink owns and operates a 370km high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) electricity interconnector between …
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Gorgon and Jansz feed gas pipeline

NOPSEMA assesses Gorgon, Jansz pipeline

The national petroleum regulator is assessing Chevron Australia’s environment plan for the activities associated with the commissioning, start-up and operation of the Gorgon and Jansz feed gas pipeline and wells offshore WA. Outlined in its environment plan to NOPSEMA, the Jansz–Io gas fields are located within production licenses WA‐36‐L, WA‐39‐L and WA‐40‐L 200 km off …
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Leigh Creek pipeline

SA Water begins construction of Leigh Creek pipeline

South Australia Water is constructing a new 22.5 kilometre pipeline in Leigh Creek, South Australia, relocating the current water main around the decommissioned coal mine for improved water security. The Water North delivery team have more than 30 crew members working on the Leigh Creek mine diversion, who have been there for the past two …
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