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  • 25 Nov 2015 12:31 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    McConnell Dowell has been awarded the coveted construction contract for the North East Gas Interconnector (NEGI) while Jemena will be the project’s lead operator.

    The NEGI will be a 623 km pipeline that will link Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory (NT) to Mt Isa in Queensland, opening up supply lines between NT and the east coast gas market. The final project is valued at approximately AU$800 million.

    Further information as As reported by Gas Today here.


  • 23 Nov 2015 4:20 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)
    Monadelphous Group today announced it has been awarded a major long term maintenance and modifications services contract associated with Shell Australia’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project.

    The contract, with an estimated value of more than $200 million is located in the Browse Basin, approximately 475 kilometres north-northeast of Broome, in Western Australia. Monadelphous will provide maintenance, brownfield modifications and turnaround services to the LNG process plant, support utilities, hull and non-process infrastructure including accommodation and control rooms.

    The contract also includes the delivery of fabrication services from Darwin in support of offshore operations.


    Shell Prelude Floating LNG Asset Manager, Jim Marshall (left) and Monadelphous Chairman Jon Rubino. Photo credit: Raw Image

  • 23 Nov 2015 3:04 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    An interesting article discussing the dramatic greenhouse gas reductions in the US...   http://energyindepth.org/national/sierra-club-admits-fracking-has-helped-lower-co2-emissions-2/

  • 09 Nov 2015 12:44 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) have announced the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project safely completed the offshore pipelay for its 890-kilometer, 42-inch diameter gas export pipeline that began in June 2014. It is the longest subsea pipeline in the southern hemisphere and the third longest subsea pipeline in the world.

    The gas export pipeline will deliver gas from the Ichthys Gas-condensate Field to the onshore facilities at Bladin Point near Darwin for processing. “Completion of the offshore pipelay marks a significant milestone for the project,” Managing Director Ichthys Project Louis Bon said.


  • 09 Nov 2015 12:41 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)
    Monadelphous Group Limited has announced it has been awarded new contracts and contract extensions for customers in the resources and energy markets with a combined value of approximately $150 million. The latest agreements take the value of new contracts and additional work secured since July to approximately $600 million. Details can be found at:  https://www.monadelphous.com.au/news/2015/11/monadelphous-contracts-update/


  • 05 Nov 2015 3:31 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)
    Monadelphous Group Limited has announced it has entered into an agreement with US-based Mascaro Construction for the establishment of a jointly-owned company, Monaro LLC (“Monaro”).

    Monaro will be based in Pittsburgh, USA, and deliver multidisciplinary construction services in the Marcellus and Utica gas regions of North East USA, including the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. 

    The Marcellus and Utica regions contain an abundance of shale gas, and have seen significant investment in recent years in the construction of infrastructure to support gas extraction, processing and downstream production. 

    More information available here.

  • 05 Nov 2015 1:50 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    EnerMech is the first company to be accredited by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) to deliver Mechanical Joint Integrity (MJI) training courses in Australia.

    The ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity courses provides initial training, backed by documented work experience and concludes with further practical and theoretical assessments, providing Australian industry with globally recognised MJI competency standards.

    EnerMech’s ECITB approved Trainer/Assessors bring extensive theoretical knowledge and practical experience drawn from many years of involvement in the oil, gas and energy sectors.

    Congratulations EnerMech team. Read more about this update here.

  • 13 Oct 2015 4:22 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    The oil and gas industry welcomes a new report released by the Australian Government recognising the economic importance of Queensland’s coal seam gas industry.

    The report titled ‘Review of the socioeconomic impacts of coal seam gas in Queensland’ says the “headline economic impacts of CSG development in Queensland to date are found to be net positive, and are attributable to increases in employment, income, output, consumption and government revenue”.

    APPEA Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts said the benefits of world-first CSG-LNG projects would never have materalised without political leadership and community efforts to work, liaise with and understand how natural gas is produced and used.

    See the APPEA website for more information.


  • 08 Oct 2015 9:59 AM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)

    Gas hydrates are ice-like compounds formed as a result of combination of water and suitable sized molecules under low temperature and high pressure conditions.  The necessary conditions for their formation could exist in offshore and some onshore pipelines.  The formation of gas hydrates could cause in serious economical, operational and safety concerns.

    The course will be delivered by Professor Bahman Tohidi, Centre for Gas Hydrate Research, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.

    See our events page for more details and to register your attendance: https://pcnt.com.au/events


  • 25 Sep 2015 12:27 PM | Sonia Harvey (Administrator)
    INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced today the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project safely launched its central processing facility (CPF) on 19 September 2015 from the offshore floating dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where it is being constructed.

    INPEX President Director Australia Seiya Ito said the successful launch was one of the Project’s most significant achievements.

    “To see this enormous facility in the water is a testament to those who have worked for years to make it a reality,” Mr. Ito said.

    “This milestone is a clear demonstration that the Ichthys LNG Project is making good progress and that we are working in an excellent spirit of cooperation with our Korean contractors.”

    Managing Director Ichthys LNG Project Louis Bon expressed his congratulations to the Project and contractor teams for the excellent result.

    “The operation was completed within two days in the safest conditions,” Mr. Bon said. “The CPF is now berthed quayside at the shipyard where work is continuing to lift and install the living quarters and integrate and commission all equipment in preparation for the CPF’s sail away. All teams are working together in a very efficient manner to achieve our next targets.”

    Once completed, the CPF, which the Project began constructing in January 2013, will be towed 5600 kilometers to the Ichthys Field in the Browse Basin, offshore Western Australia, where it will be permanently moored for the life of the Project—more than 40 years.


    Source: http://www.inpex.com.au/news-media/news/


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