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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Green gas on the cards for SA

The South Australian gas network has taken a historic step after being given the green light to blend biogas into its natural gas network. Minster for Mineral Resources and Energy Dan van Holst Pellekaan said this means that along with putting 5 per cent hydrogen from Australia’s largest green electrolyser at Tonsley into the network …
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ScoMo announces new gas deal with SA

The federal government has signed a $1.08 billion energy and emissions reduction deal with South Australia that will target an additional 50 petajoules (PJ) per annum by the end of 2023 and 80 PJ by 2030. As part of the agreement, the governments will pursue initiative that create additional dispatchable generation to help deliver affordable …
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H2U selects Worley for Australian-first project

Worley has won an engineering and services contract with H2U Group for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase of the Eyre Peninsula Gateway project in South Australia. Integrating a 75 MW electrolysis plant, and a 120 tonnes per day (tpd) ammonia synthesis plant, the demonstrator stage will have a total production capacity of up …
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SA explores hydrogen export potential to Europe

The South Australian Government and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to study the feasibility of exporting green hydrogen made in South Australia to Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) connects some of the world’s most ambitious players in the hydrogen economy and renewable energy market. The Port of …
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New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Beach acquires Cooper Basin assets from Senex

Senex Energy has confirmed that it has completed a $87.5 million sale of its Cooper Basin assets in South Australia to Beach Energy. Following the sale, Senex is positioned to accelerate the development of its low-cost, high-return and long-life natural gas assets in Queensland’s Surat Basin. Senex managing director and chief executive officer Ian Davies …
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Moomba on track for FID in September: Santos

Santos chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher expects that a final investment decision (FID) will be made on the Moomba carbon capture and storage project in South Australia in September this year. Gallagher highlighted in a conference call on the company’s 2020 full-year results that it is now waiting on the South Australian Government and the …
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SA hydrogen project nears completion

The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) is on the final stretch of development of the Hydrogen Park South Australia (HyP SA) project, with commissioning almost complete. Australian Gas Network (AGN) – part of AGIG – hosted the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Jeong-sik Kang and his partner Yoon Sun Huh this week, revealing that the …
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Leigh Creek

Leigh Creek to launch construction of SA project

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) managing director Phil Staveley has described the December quarter as a “very active and successful period,” with the company progressing its flagship South Australian project towards construction. The company hit an important milestone during the quarter when it was issued with petroleum production licence (PPL) 269 and associated activities licence (AAL) …
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AGIG SA hydrogen project faces delays

The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) has celebrated a key milestone with first production of renewable hydrogen during commissioning at the hydrogen park South Australia (HyP SA) project. Project developer Australian Gas Networks (AGN) – part of AGIG – has welcomed this as both AGIG and South Australia’s first ever production of renewable hydrogen, in …
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