NQGP another step closer to Townsville

The North Queensland Gas Pipeline (NQGP) Project, which will transport coal seam gas from the Bowen Basin Coalfields to Townsville, is nearing completion with the Compressor Station commencing commissioning and the main gas transmission pipeline installed. Part One of a two-part feature follows, Part Two will appear in the next edition and will cover issues such as the alliance arrangement, engineering, quality, safety, fauna protection and risk.
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Longest ILUA in the country

Covering almost 400 km in length and including nine Traditional Owner groups, the three NQGP Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUA) make up the longest contiguous ILUA registered in Australia to-date.
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NQGP Alliance reaps benefits by making data available to all office and field staff

One of the challenges faced by the NQGP Project was the implementation of a Project Information Management System (PIMS) that would ensure data integrity and traceability of all the Project records. Particular emphasis was placed on spatially accurate records (preferably captured electronically) in a format that would allow excellent information flow to all stakeholders and management.
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GasNet’s Telfer Pipeline sets benchmark in tackling Australian extremes

GasNet Australia's Telfer Pipeline, which extends from Port Hedland to Newcrest Mining's Telfer Gold and Copper mine, was always going to be a challenge with over 440 km traversing through some of Australia's harshest and most remote environments. Constructing a pipeline through a desert where temperatures on some days exceed 50° C is difficult enough, without then being confronted with the effects of a weather event the likes of which have not been seen for perhaps hundreds of years.
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QLD Gov greenlights LNG policy

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said that the state Government has decided to set aside future gas fields for domestic supply if needed, rejecting an option to require a percentage of gas from all fields to go to domestic supply.
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QLD LNG paves the way for bright pipeline future

Australia's gas transmission pipeline industry is well-positioned for the future amidst prospering LNG projects in Queensland, according to the Queensland Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources, Mines, Energy and Trade Michael Choi.
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WDS Ltd set to inflate on QLD gas

WDS Ltd anticipates that its oil and gas division will expand significantly with the launch of Queensland's LNG industry by virtue of the proposed Queensland coal seam gas (CSG) to LNG projects proceeding.
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Olé! Binningup contracts signed

Work on the Binningup Southern SeaWater desalination plant will begin within three weeks, Western Australian Water Minister Graham Jacobs has said.
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Nacap contract win

Epic Energy has awarded Nacap Australia the pipeline construction contract for the South West Queensland Pipeline (SWQP) Expansion - dubbed QSN3.
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Target cost for Toowoomba Pipeline

LinkWater Projects and the Toowoomba Pipeline alliance partners Clough, Diversified Construction Corporation and Maunsell AECOM have agreed on a target outturn cost to deliver the $A187 million Toowoomba Pipeline Project.
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