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Ministerial Statement Environmental Impact Assessment of a Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Hon. Mike Reed Minister for Lands Planning and Environment dated 20 November 1996

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Ministerial Statement Environmental Impact Assessment of a Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Hon. Mike Reed Minister for Lands Planning and Environment dated 20 November 1996

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Tabled Paper 2838

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Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1996-11-20

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English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/289834

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/403431

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THE OTHER ROUTE IS UNDER SEA TO FOGG BAY AND OVERLAND TO MIDDLE ARM IN MUCH THE SAME WAY AS THE AMADEUS BASIN TO DARWIN PIPELINE. THE LNG PLANT IS EXPECTED TO PROCESS THREE MILLION TONNES OF LNG PER ANNUM. WHILE PHILLIPS IS YET TO FULLY DETERMINE THE OPTIMUM FEED COMPOSITION FOR THE PLANT, THE OPTIONS RANGE FROM A DEHYDRATED FULL WELLSTREAM TO A LEAN GAS WITH LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) BEING REMOVED OFFSHORE. PHILLIPS CURRENTLY PROPOSES THAT THE FEED GAS THROUGH THE LNG PLANT WILL BE INITIALLY PROCESSED THROUGH A VAPOUR-LIQUID SEPARATION SYSTEM TO PRODUCE GAS WITH A MINIMAL AMOUNT OF WATER AND LIQUID HYDROCARBONS. THE LIQUID HYDROCARBONS WILL BE FURTHER PROCESSED TO PRODUCE A RANGE OF OTHER PRODUCTS - SUCH AS PROPANE, BUTANE AND STABILISED CONDENSATE - WHICH WILL BE STORED ON SITE FOR EXPORT. THE MAIN FEED GAS WILL PRIMARILY BE TREATED TO REMOVE CARBON DIOXIDE AND OTHER SULPHUR COMPOUNDS,