Approval has been granted and contracts awarded with an NT gas pipeline project. The Northern Gas Pipeline has secured a license for construction, along with consent to construct the Phillip Creek Station Compressor Facility. NT Resources Minister Ken Vowles said it was a significant milestone for the project.
“Significant milestones have now been reached in the development of this major project,” he said. “This is an important job-creating project for the Territory — it will generate around 900 jobs during construction and will support our Government’s plans to develop Tennant Creek as a resources industry services hub which will see many ongoing jobs.”
The independent NT Environmental Protection Authority has assessed the NGP’s Environmental Impact Statement and recommended the project be given the approval to construct and operate the pipeline within the Territory. Continue reading