Gas journey rolls on at Curtis Island APLNG project

THE Australia Pacific LNG facility on Curtis Island and the module yard in Indonesia continue to reach milestones on the journey to first gas.

During the December 2013 quarter the 10th, 11th and 12th shipments of modules were delivered to Curtis Island.

Items in transit included the three Train 1 cold boxes, the last two Train 2 refrigeration compressors and the final shipment of structural steel.

Construction activities included setting the remaining Train 1 propane condenser modules on their foundations, installing the Train 1 molecular sieves, mercury removal beds and compressor substation, completing the Train 2 compressor table tops and commencing setting of the Train 2 refrigeration compressors.

The first Train 1 methane and ethylene cold boxes were delivered and set in January.

For the LNG jetty, deck panel installation was completed on the loading platform and concrete pours commenced. All modules were placed on the jetty trestle.