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Lion appoints Wasco to undertake FEED

Wasco Australia has been appointed by Lion Energy to prepare front-end engineering design (FEED) for its first hydrogen production and refuelling station in Australia. The FEED is estimated to be completed by the end of July 2022.
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CRC positions Australia as water infrastructure leader

The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) recently led an international project investigating innovation in smart linings for pipes and infrastructure. The $20 million project, including $3 million in funding through the Australian Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), bought together 35 partners from Australia and overseas and strategically positions Australia as a global leader in smart water infrastructure design, engineering, testing and management.
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GF Piping Systems prepares to supply future fuel revolution

One of the world’s leading suppliers of PE pipeline solutions, GF Piping Systems understands the market’s need for tools, connection techniques, and support required to find the right solution for the transport of hydrogen. The company is committed to contributing to reducing the emissions of itself and its clients, and is already supporting the industry in Australia and overseas with a number of hydrogen ready products.
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A new approach to safety and design of Pig Trap quick actuating closures

Pipeline operators strive to operate their assets in optimal conditions to deliver product at required volumes and quality. They must also monitor and manage integrity threats to extend the useful lifespan of their assets. The ability to rapidly launch and retrieve in-line inspection (ILI) tools and cleaning pigs without downtime is essential. By Rolf Gunnar Lie, T.D. Williamson, Singapore and Neil McKnight, T.D. Williamson, UK.
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Energy transition – stop talking, start doing

Australia’s abundance of natural resources and the growing public interest in renewable and “clean” energy should be motivation enough to drive the conversion of existing pipeline infrastructure. Costs for electrolyzers and uncertainty about the suitability of the existing infrastructure are some of the reasons that are dampening this drive and the motivation to reduce Australia’s carbon footprint.
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Natural gas energises WA

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) says the 2022-23 Western Australian Budget surplus has been underpinned by critical industries powered by natural gas. APPEA
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Kanga-1 well spudded drilling

Kanga-1 well spudded

The Diamond Offshore Ocean apex semi-submersible drilling rig has completed anchoring operations and the Kanga-1 well has been spudded, Finder Energy announced.
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