Energy

Jun 18, 2020
Armour sells stake in CSG block for $4m

Armour sells stake in CSG block for $4m

Armour Energy is selling its stake in Surat Basin’s Murrungama block to Australia Pacific LNG for a total of $4 million.  The coal seam gas exploration tenure is located 22km south-west of Chinchilla and adjoins APLNG’s Talinga Project Armour and APLNG were awarded authority to prospect on the ground in July 2019 by the State Government after a successful joint tender bid.  Th...

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Jun 16, 2020
Renewable energy skills centre wins backing

Renewable energy skills centre wins backing

The State Government is joining forces with Electro Group Training to develop a $23 million Renewable Energy Training Facility for Queensland. The government is stumping up $17 million for the Brisbane facility, expected to provide skills training for 750 apprentices a year as well as assisting about 26,000 local licensed electricians with further training. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk an...

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Jun 16, 2020
Armour expands portfolio, launches fundraising

Armour expands portfolio, launches fundraising

Armour Energy is on the march with the takeover of a raft of Cooper Eromanga Basin assets and a boost in reserves at its Kincora gas project in the Surat Basin. The company has just launched a capital raising and announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer as well. Armour yesterday reported it had executed a share sale agreement with Oilex equivalent to $906,500 for the acqui...

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Jun 16, 2020
Callide land earmarked for hydrogen project

Callide land earmarked for hydrogen project

Renewable energy company Austrom Hydrogen says it has secured land in the Callide region suitable for a 3600MW solar-powered hydrogen facility. The company is exploring partner opportunities domestically and internationally to advance the Pacific Solar Hydrogen project. “We are very excited to be progressing our project at this time and in this industry, which has gained momentu...

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Jun 12, 2020
Callide power plant ready for $60m overhaul

Callide power plant ready for $60m overhaul

A $60 million overhaul starts at CS Energy’s Callide Power Station next week, creating work for about 140 Queensland contractors and $6 million in flow-on benefits to Biloela. Downer is acting as major contractor for the project, set to run from June 20 to November 30. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the overhaul of two of Callide’s four units would also bring up to 60 specia...

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Jun 11, 2020
Mini solar farms power up Cairns wastewater treatment

Mini solar farms power up Cairns wastewater treatment

Construction is underway on four mini solar farms, and additional roof-mounted solar panels, at five of the Cairns Region’s wastewater treatment plants. Solgen Energy Group was awarded the $3 million contract to build the mini solar farms. Chief commercial officer David Naismith said Solgen was working with local businesses to construct the mini solar farms. They will generate an estim...

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Jun 11, 2020
State backs Barcaldine renewable energy plans

State backs Barcaldine renewable energy plans

The State Government is providing $300,000 towards the development of the Barcaldine Renewable Energy Hub with Sunshot Energy. Sunshot estimates the project could create 200 local jobs and attract up to $500 million of new investment to the central-west. Studies into the hub’s development will be conducted by the government’s Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Developme...

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Jun 11, 2020
APLNG hits 500 cargoes out of Curtis Island

APLNG hits 500 cargoes out of Curtis Island

The 500th cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has sailed from the Australia Pacific LNG facility on Curtis Island.   ConocoPhillips Australia president Nicholas McKenna said the milestone came nearly four and a half years since our first cargo sailed in January 2016 and 10 years since the business became part of the Gladstone community. “Since 2011, ConocoPhillips Australia, as down...

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Jun 11, 2020
Stanwell set for two-month  shutdown project

Stanwell set for two-month shutdown project

A $50 million overhaul is due to kick-off at Stanwell Power Station in Central Queensland next month, with an expected workforce of 600. The two-month shutdown of one of the station’s four generating units will allow works including the plant’s four-yearly boiler statuary inspection, turbine HIP cover lift, turbine LP cover lift, generator rotor detailed inspection, and AVR and synchro...

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