Origin has awarded a $52 million earthworks contract for the construction of a new storage pond at Spring Gully near Roma, Queensland to Georgiou. Origin is the Upstream Operator of the Australia Pacific LNG Project.
To be delivered by Georgiou’s Queensland branch, the Spring Gully Pond C project involves the construction of a double-lined, tiered four cell earth dam for the purpose of brine storage.
The project scope includes site clearing; stripping of access road; bulk earthworks; installation of leak detection systems, primary and secondary liner systems, and pond telemetry systems; construction of inlet and outlet structures, pump station foundations, stock proof perimeter fencing, site access road and association drainage structures; and, site rehabilitation.
Queensland General Manager Shaun McBain said, “This is the largest contract Georgiou has secured in Queensland since establishing our business here five years ago and signifies the start of a great working relationship with Origin Energy.”
“Since commencing operations here in Queensland in 2008, our business has grown through a series of strong infrastructure projects for both the public and private sectors. We will be utilising our Georgiou systems and processes on this project and looking forward to continuing to build our reputation as a key contractor in Queensland.”
Construction work on the project is due for completion in March 2014. The project is located on the Taloona property which is part of the Spring Gully Gas Fields, located approximately 73km North East of Roma, Queensland.