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
  • 800 (construction over two years)
  • 200 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Have your say

The Coordinator-General has prepared a draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Gladstone Energy and Ammonia project.

You are invited to comment on whether the draft TOR adequately covers all the matters the project proponent must address when preparing the EIS.

The Coordinator-General will consider your comments before finalising the TOR.

Comments close 5 pm on Friday 21 December 2018.

Read and comment on the draft TOR.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
24 November to 21 December 2018 Draft terms of reference (PDF icon 452 KB) for EIS public consultation
20 September 2018 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration.
14 August 2018 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 2.6 MB), submitted.

Read more about the EIS process.