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Project overview*

EIS status ‘Coordinated project’ declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General
Description Underground gas transmission pipeline from the Queensland border, south of Camooweal to Mount Isa.
Proponent APT Pipelines Limited
Location/s Queensland border, south of Camooweal (north-west Barkly) to Mica Creek 6 km south-west of Mount Isa. Map
Local government/s Mount Isa City Council
Investment
  • $1.15 billion (For the project's full Queensland and Northern Territory alignment)
  • $1.35 billion (including the gas processing facility, if required)
Key features
  • construction of a 173km, 12-20 inch diameter high pressure underground gas transmission pipeline, buried at varying depths between 600mm – 1200mm
  • above ground infrastructure such as a pipeline inspection gauge, launcher/receiver facility (scraper station), main line valves and compressor station
  • temporary construction facilities such as pipe laydown areas and camp sites
  • gas processing facility (if required, the facility would be located in Queensland or the Northern Territory)
Expected completion TBA
Jobs (for project's full Queensland and Northern Territory alignment)
  • 350 - 450 (construction) (Construction of the gas processing facility will require an additional workforce of 100- 150 people)
  • 1 - 2 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
13 June 2016 'Coordinated project' declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General.
2 November 2015 Terms of reference (PDF icon 245 KB) for EIS released.
7 September 2015 to 6 October 2015 Draft terms of reference (PDF icon 240 KB) for EIS public consultation.
4 August 2015 Gazettal (PDF icon 253 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.
17 July 2015 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 24 MB), submitted.

Further information

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