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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

Other title

Tabled Paper 2838

Collection

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

Date

1996-11-20

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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

Parent handle

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

Citation address

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

Page content

BEFORE BEING CHILLED AND DRIED TO REMOVE ANY TRACES OF WATER. THE DRY GAS IS THEN FURTHER PROCESSED THROUGH AN ACTIVATED CARBON BED SYSTEM TO REMOVE ANY MERCURY, BEFORE BEING FED TO THE MAIN REFRIGERATION SYSTEM WHERE IT IS LIQUEFIED AS THE FINAL LNG PRODUCT. THE REFRIGERATION OR LIQUEFACTION SYSTEM UTILISES THE PHILLIPS OPTIMISED CASCADE LNG PROCESS, WHICH THE COMPANY HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE PAST 27 YEARS, AND IS RECOGNISED AS A PROVEN, SAFE AND RELIABLE SYSTEM. THE PRODUCTION OF LNG IS A SEALED AND VERY CLEAN PROCESS WITH NO RESULTANT FREE COMPOUNDS. THE ONSHORE LNG STORAGE IS PROPOSED TO BE IN TWO STORAGE TANKS EACH OF 95 000 CUBIC METRES CAPACITY. AS PART OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROJECT, A ROAD ACCESS FROM THE EXISTING CHANNEL ISLAND ROAD WILL BE CONSTRUCTED, ALONG WITH A PURPOSE-BUILT JETTY FOR LOADING OF THE GAS PRODUCTS ON TO BULK LNG CARRIERS OF ABOUT 125,000 CUBIC METRE CAPACITY, OR 285 METRES IN LENGTH.


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