Annual Report 2003/2004 Department of Business Industry and Resource Development
Tabled paper 1496
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Petroleum Industry Opportunities Provides a range of services aimed at building the NTs share of expenditure and employment from oil and gas activities in the region. The division works closely with other NT Government agencies, the NT Industry Capability Network (NTICN) and industry associations. Key Achievements Arranged and led business and trade delegations to Offshore Europe, September 2003 (six delegates), Primex, Perth, in February 2004, and Victorian Oil and Gas Show, Melbourne, in May 2004 (11 delegates). The purpose of these delegations was to promote Darwin as a regional supply and service centre, develop industry alliances with established interstate and overseas suppliers, and attract new players and investment. Organised and led ConocoPhillips/Bechtel industry seminar. The seminar was attended by 250 industry representatives held August 2003. Received Local Industry Participation Plans (IPP) from Vopak for the Darwin Industry Fuel Terminal, ConocoPhillips for the Darwin LNG and Bayu Undan pipeline projects. A draft IPP was received from Woodside for the proposed Blacktip field development. Strongly econraged ConocoPhillips and its contractors to engage with local industry regarding the Bayu Undan project. Aggressively promoted local content to existing operators. Continued implementation of the Regional Petroleum and Mining Support Export Strategy, developed in consultation with industry to set out the priorities and work programs for engagement with regional mining and petroleum projects, with particular focus on the Tangguh project in West Papua. Commissioned a technical feasibility study by consulting engineer Arup Energy of the potential for Darwin as a location for a casting basin to construct concrete gravity structures for the offshore industry. The study included a review of possible alternative uses to increase the flexibility of the facility. Mining Industry (Including Onshore Oil and Gas) Opportunities Provides a range of services aimed at building the NT's share of expenditure and employment from mining activities in the region. The division works closely with other NT Government agencies, NTICN and industry associations. Key Achievements Actively pursued local content outcomes from the planned Alcan Gove expansion and associated development of the Blacktip gas field and Trans Territory Pipeline (TTP), through: - Seeking Industry Participation Plans ( IP P ). - Facilitating briefings for local business in Darwin, Katherine and Mataranka - Providing project information and contacts. Continued implementation of new local content policy, Building N T Industry Participation, which has significant application to major resource projects. Obtained strong local content commitments from Newmont regarding purchase of services and supplier from Alice Springs for its Tanami venture. Under took site visits and obtained briefings from the Newmont, McArthur River and Pine Creek mining operations. 28 Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development - E O CL (D O' "03 c c : <
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