LNG Plant • The QCLNG camp on Curtis Island, Brumby’s Run, was officially opened on 24 November. The camp will have a total capacity of 1,700 beds and already housesmore than 900 workers.
• The fire water tanks have been lifted onto their foundations. • The fourthmodule has arrived at Curtis Island andmore than
a dozenwere expected by the end of December. • Work has started on installing the Train 1 propane compressor
string, flare “knock-out” drumand steel for utilities. • The last two gas turbine generators, whichwill use coal seam
gas to power the plant, have been lifted onto their foundations. • The 10th cement ring on Tank B was scheduled to be poured
by the end of December. • More than 50% of dredging work on the swing basin for the
LNG ship jetty has been completed.
Pipeline • At TheNarrows, the pilot horizontal drilling of the 1.45 kmcreek section is complete and the reaming of the hole continues. The pipe for the section is on rollers and pre-tested, ready to be pulled throughwhen reaming is complete. • On Curtis Island, work continues on the delivery station
foundations. • Front-end engineering and design work for the Wandoan
Interchange Facility has been completed. • North of Biloela, camp 5 onthe export pipeline is fullymobilised and clearing and grading has begun in the Gladstone State Development Area. • A third dredging barge is operating in The Narrows, while a fifth crane and crew have been added to work on the marshlands cofferdam.
Gas fields • Earthworks have begun at the Glendower field compressor station, which means work is now underway at all of the six compressor stations and central processing plant sites in the South. • The Transfield Services- Clough Joint Venture has started earthworks after being awarded the contract for earlywork on the eight field compression stations and two central processing plants atWoleebee Creek and Bellevue. At Isabella, 47 wells were expected to be linked to the gathering network bymid-December; atDavid, 65wellswere scheduled to be linked by late December and at Ruby Jo, 60 wells are expected to join the network in January.
• Eight compressor and cooler packages were scheduled to be delivered to Harry and Broadwater field compressor stations in December. • AtRuby Joconstruction camp, 200of the400beds are scheduled to be ready early January, with the remainder ready bymid-year. The first 300 beds atWoleebee Creek camp were set to open in late-December.