Longford replacement starts rolling

One of the oldest pipelines in Victoria is nearing the end of its operational life, and plans are well advanced for the construction of a replacement pipeline to ensure supply continues uninterrupted.
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Worker on the line: Neil Scoble

Working in the pipeline industry for more than 30 years, McConnell Dowell Spread Boss/Senior Superintendent Neil Scoble speaks to The Australian Pipeliner about the versatility a career in the pipeline industry can bring.
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How will the new Federal Budget affect your business?

On 13 May 2014 the Federal Government released its highly anticipated 2014-15 Federal Budget, which included a number of measures designed to improve the nation's fiscal outlook and generate long-term economic growth. The Australian Pipeliner provides an overview of key budget aggregates as relevant to the oil and gas industry.
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GHD looks to oil and gas growth

GHD has recently teamed up with a United States consulting engineer to support it securing a major contract for a global energy brand's brownfield operations in Western Australia.
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Five tips for better compliance

Compliance can be a very complex and daunting process for an organisation, particularly when there is no clear context, sound guidance or defined objectives. Continuity and Compliance Management Services provides a few tips for improving your organisation’s approach to compliance. Read More

Definium: prepared for all projects

Growing Australia's oil and gas operations takes a lot of manpower with an abundance of skills, experience and resources. Definium LWS Alliance is significantly positioned and able to provide such needs, ready to ensure the nation's oil and gas industry prospers.

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Drilling to Treasure Island

The Treasure Island Project in Russia, which used horizontal directional drilling to install an oil transport pipeline under the Kama River, mimicked many aspects of the Robert Stevenson story of the same name. It involved an island and oil, the modern world's treasure, and daring adventures were had by the drilling crew.
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Connecting jobseekers to major projects

Hays Oil & Gas are experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people across the full life cycle of the oil and gas industries - from exploration, project development and construction, to asset operations, production and maintenance. Its clients represent some of the industry's leading names, from global super majors to specialist niche consultancies.
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The Moonie Oil Pipeline -1963

This is the first in an ongoing series of articles which will look at the history of the pipeline industry in Australia, which now stretches over more than 40 years.
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Pipelining in South Australia – Where it all started: The Moomba-Adelaide Pipeline

As the pipeline industry gathers in Adelaide for the Australian Pipeline Industry Association Convention, it is fitting that our look at the history of pipeline construction in Australia moves to the story of oil and gas pipelining in South Australia, which starts with the construction of the 782 km 22 inch natural gas pipeline from the Moomba gas fields in north east South Australia to Adelaide.
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McConnell Dowell takes centre stage

It's not every day that a project McConnell Dowell is involved in makes news around the world, but this was the case with the successful commissioning of the Baku - Tbilisi - Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline in Azerbaijan in May.
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2006: The year in review

2006 was another year of exciting developments in Australia's pipeline industry, with several new projects announced, others reaching completion, contracts signed and merger agreements finalised.
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Dresser – Engineered to last

Dresser is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of highly engineered products and services for the oil and gas exploration, processing and distribution industries.
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South Australia’s pipeline potential

Discoveries of gas in South Australia's Cooper Basin in the 1960s saw the birth of the natural gas industry in Australia. These discoveries led to the construction of necessary infrastructure, including pipelines, which would eventually create a natural gas transmission network that now services the eastern states and territory of Australia.
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Super Cooper: Santos’ Cooper Basin pipeline network

The Cooper Basin, located in central Australia, is a major oil and gas producing basin of Australia. Following gas discovered in the area in the early 1960s, Santos has established and maintains a large pipeline network to facilitate gas delivery to eastern Australian markets.
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Leading the way for 40 strong years

At 7.30 pm on 25 November 1966, the first length of pipe rolled out of the OneSteel Oil & Gas Pipe Mill in Kembla Grange, Wollongong. In the intervening four decades, OneSteel Oil & Gas Pipe has gone on to become a leading manufacturer and supplier to Australia's pipeline industry.
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EnergyQuest report shows slowing exploration rates

A report from EnergyQuest says the global oil prices are “officially decimating” oil and gas exploration activity in Australia. This comes despite production levels hitting record highs over the past
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Esso to replace Gippsland pipeline

After months of speculation, ExxonMobil Australia subsidiary, Esso Australia, is set to replace its 187 km Longford Gas Conditioning Plant to Long Island Point Plant Pipeline in Victoria.
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