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Dec 17, 2020
Beetaloo boost in gas-fired recovery plan

Beetaloo boost in gas-fired recovery plan

The Federal Government is providing a $50 million leg-up to accelerate gas exploration and development in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo sub-basin. Resources Minister Keith Pitt said the government’s approach would speed up exploration and production in the Beetaloo by around two years. “The government will provide up to $50 million for exploration that occurs before 30 June… This conten...

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Dec 17, 2020
Gladstone LNG exports continue bumper streak

Gladstone LNG exports continue bumper streak

Gladstone’s LNG plants last month exceeded nameplate capacity for the first time since exports commenced in January 2015, according to figures from EnergyQuest. November was generally a strong month for Australian LNG exports, with 6.9 million tonnes (Mt) shipped, the highest since April this year. EnergyQuest chief executive officer Graeme Bethune said one of the… This content is for...

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Dec 12, 2020
Bowen Basin pipeline study kicks off

Bowen Basin pipeline study kicks off

Work is underway on a $5 million study to investigate the best options for connecting gas reserves in the Bowen Basin to domestic customers and the export market. If the proposal stacks up, Resources Minister Scott Stewart said there would be potentially 1000 construction jobs available and countless opportunities in gas production and other industries… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Dec 03, 2020
Long-term sale deal for Moranbah coal seam gas

Long-term sale deal for Moranbah coal seam gas

Blue Energy has secured a deal to to supply EnergyAustralia with 100 PJ of gas at Wallumbilla over 10 years from the Northern Bowen Basin. That foundation volume helps underpin plans for a gas pipelinefrom the Bowen Basin into the Wallumbilla hub and for the development of Blue’s coal seam gas tenements in the Moranbah… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register...

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Nov 30, 2020
Backing to fast-track Kidston wind farm feasibility work

Backing to fast-track Kidston wind farm feasibility work

Japanese public utility J-Power has signed up to help fund and develop Genex Power’s proposed Kidston Stage-3 wind project. The wind farm would be part of the $1 billion Kidston Clean Energy Hub, along with an existing solar farm and the cornerstone Kidston pumped storage hydro project, which Genex says is nearing financial close. J-Power… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Nov 27, 2020
Origin progressing green hydrogen plan for NQ

Origin progressing green hydrogen plan for NQ

Major power and gas player Origin Energy aims to start front-end engineering design work in 2021 for a green liquid hydrogen plant at Townsville. The company is collaborating with Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries on the North Queensland project, and they completed a feasibility study this year. “This project is one of the largest and… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Nov 26, 2020
Hydrogen champions to help spur industry growth

Hydrogen champions to help spur industry growth

Two MPs from North Queensland and Central Queensland will help lead the charge to promote the state as a national hydrogen industry hub. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni has announced the appointment of the Member for Mundingburra Les Walker and Member for Rockhampton Barry O’Rourke as ‘hydrogen champions’. He said they… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Nov 19, 2020
Genex expects to seal hydro project deal within weeks

Genex expects to seal hydro project deal within weeks

Genex Power expects to reach financial close on its Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project by the end of 2020 after a series of setbacks. The company missed its September 2020 target date for delivering financial close on the project, which is expecetd to deliver 500 jobs in construction. But chairman Ralph Craven, speaking at the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log I...

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Nov 12, 2020
Chinese demand for Qld LNG not flagging

Chinese demand for Qld LNG not flagging

Chinese trade restrictions do not appear to have affected Australian exports of LNG, according to analysts EnergyQuest. All Australian LNG projects export to China but around half of the shipments come from the three Gladstone projects – Australia Pacific LNG, QCLNG and GLNG. And China is heavily invested in Queensland’s LNG industry, with China’s state-run… This content is for ...

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