Australian Government Recognises MLNG’s ProjectsMay 1st, 2014 by Staff
In April 2014, the Australian Government recognised MLNG’s projects as being of national significance for the contribution they will make to Australia’s competitiveness, productivity and growth. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, granted the projects “Major Project Facilitation (MPF)” status and wrote to all “relevant Commonwealth Ministerial colleagues, the Premiers of South Australia and Western Australia and the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, informing them of my decision to grant MPF status to your project and seeking their active cooperation and assistance for the project within their respective areas of portfolio responsibilities”.
MLNG will deliver Australia’s first virtual gas energy pipeline via the construction of $1 billion program, building four LNG plants and distribution centres which will produce 1600 tonnes per day of LNG. This will displace approximately 700,000 tonnes of imported diesel per annum for remote power generation for mining and communities and for the transport sector (industry and tourism) with first production within two years.