APA’s Brisbane IOC officially opened

APA Group has had its Brisbane-based Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) officially opened by Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg. The IOC brings together pipeline gas
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TGP saves Tasmania from energy nightmare

The current failure of the Basslink subsea power link between mainland Australia and Tasmania has meant gas pipelines are vital to ensuring the Apple Isle’s energy supply.
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Pipeline pigging 2016/17: what’s coming up

A number of pipelines are scheduled to be pigged in 2016/17, make sure to keep on top of what’s happening by checking Pipeline, Plant and Offshore’s (PPO) extensive Project Database regularly.
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Origin sells Mortlake Pipeline to SEA Gas

Origin has continued its asset reduction scheme, selling the Mortlake Gas Pipeline in Victoria to SEA Gas Mortlake for $245 million. The pipeline, which is currently operated by a related party of SEA
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Oil Search calls for LNG collaboration in PNG

Oil Search says Papua New Guinea (PNG) can learn lessons from the over-development of LNG facilities. As the PNG LNG Project comes online, another major LNG development – Papua LNG – is in the planning
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WellDog secures CSG contract

WellDog has been awarded a A$35 million multi-year contract to provide downhole progressive cavity pumping (PCP) system equipment to CSG operators active in the Surat and Bowen basis in Queensland. The
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Beach withdraws from BMG venture

Beach Energy intends to withdraw from the Basker, Manta and Gummy (BMG) Joint Venture with Cooper Energy. The withdrawal will be undertaken in accordance with the joint operating agreement, and Beach’s
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ACCC signals LNG maintenance coordination

The ACCC has authorised Queensland’s major LNG projects to discuss their maintenance schedules, providers and techniques. Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), Gladstone LNG (GLNG) and the Queensland Curtis
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Resources Minister calls for unconventional rethink

Speaking at the Austrade Investment Breakfast at the LNG 18 Conference in Perth, Mr Frydenberg stated that he wants to lift the moratoriums affecting unconventional gas development on the east coast. “I
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Wimmera Mallee Pipeline extension announced

Approximately 1,300 km of pipelines will be built to link the West Waranga Channel to the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline. The project is expected to cost about $80 million, which includes $40 million from the
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Production halts at Gorgon

The Chevron-operated Gorgon LNG Project has temporarily halted production due to mechanical issues. This comes after issues with the propane refrigerant unit on Train-1 was reported Read More

APA signs gas transport agreement with Incitec

APA Group has reached an agreement with Incitec Pivot for multi-asset services on APA’s east coast grid. The new agreement, which is a renewal and augmentation of an existing contract, will now transport
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DUET secures 100 per cent stake in DBP

DUET has reached an agreement with Alcoa to acquire its 20 per cent interest in the Dampier Bunbury Pipeline (DBP) for $205 million. As a result of the acquisition, DUET’s aggregate ownership of the
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APA launches ethane pipeline takeover bid

The Ethane Pipeline Income Fund, whose core asset the Moomba to Sydney Ethane Pipeline, has received a takeover bid from APA Group for around $130.3 million. APA Group already has a 6.08 per cent share
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OSD to operate McArthur River Pipeline

OSD officially took over the operation and maintenance contract of the McArthur River Pipeline on Monday 15 February. The five year contract covers the full operation and maintenance of the 340 km pipeline
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