Project overview*

EIS status EIS active
Description A coal gasification plant designed to convert coal into ammonia, synthetic natural gas, and electrical power.
Proponent Australian Future Energy Pty Ltd
Location/s 15 km north west of Gladstone, in the Gladstone State Development Area. Map
Local government/s Gladstone Regional Council
Investment $1 billion
Key features

The project proposes to convert 1.5 million tonnes per annum of coal to produce ammonia, synthetic natural gas and electrical power. The project consists of the following components:

  • coal supply system
  • coal gasification plant
  • gas processing plant
  • ammonia processing plant
  • combined cycle gas power generation plant
  • utilities and ancillary infrastructure.
Expected project completion 2022
Jobs
  • 800 (construction over two years)
  • 200 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
Currently Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared.
20 September 2018 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration.
14 August 2018 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 2.6 MB), submitted.

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