Industry Report – Projects

QUEENSLANDENERGYFisherman’s Landing LNG Project, Gladstone (Proposed)Principal: Gladstone LNG Scope: Stage 1, 1.5Mtpa natural gas liquefaction plant, infrastructure and facilities, wharf loading facilities upgrade; Stage 2, expansion to 3MtpaStatus: On February 11, 2010, Arrow entered conditional heads of agreement (HoA) with Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd to acquire the entire Fisherman’s Landing LNG plant through the acquisition of LNG subsidiary Gladstone LNG. This sale and purchase was subject to execution of binding definitive agreements and subsequent approval by LNG Ltd’s shareholders. Both Arrow and LNG Ltd were nearing completion of these agreements when Arrow received a non-binding indicative and conditional takeover proposal from a joint venture of Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina. Arrow continues active discussions with Shell and PetroChina over their proposal. In light of this, Arrow and LNG Ltd have agreed to extend the HoA until June 30, 2012. First LNG 2012Purpose: Mid-scale LNG plant with expected life of 25 years utilising gas supply from Arrow EnergyContractors: WorleyParsons and Arup (engineering design), SK Engineering and Construction (engineering and construction services); Laing O’Rourke Australia (proposed EPC contractor under JV)Value: $US400 million (Update: Arrow announcement of status of proposed purchase of Fisherman’s Landing, March 2010)TASMANIAWATER/WASTE WATERMidlands Water Scheme (Proposed)Principal: Tasmanian Irrigation Development Board (TIDB)Scope: Design, construct and install Arthurs Lake Supply Line section includes 36km high-pressure eater supply pipeline (up to 1200mm dia and 750m operating head), mini hydro plant, pump stations, 22kV transmission lines, control systemStatus: Call for tender closes March 26, 2010.Contractors: NAValue: NA(New project: Tasmanian Irrigation Development Board call for tender, March 2010)VICTORIARAILRegional Rail Link (Current)Principal: Infrastructure and Transport, Public Transport Scope: Major new line running from West Werribee to Sunshine and then through to Southern Cross Station includes 50km new rail track, two new platforms at Southern Cross Station; with extra platforms at Sunshine Station; new rail bridge over Maribyrnong RiverStatus: Call for registrations of interest, March, 2010. Formal procurement process for various packages to commence later in 2010. Project completion five yearsContractors: Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) and Arup (planning, geotechnical); Connex Mainco Joint Venture (Southern Cross platforms)Value: $4.3 billion(Update: Call for registrations of interest, March 2010)VICTORIAROADSGoulburn Valley Highway, Nagambie Bypass (Proposed)Principal: VicRoads, TransportScope: 17km bypass to be constructed in two sections: 1. northern section – duplication of 3.5km of existing Goulburn Valley Highway between Kirwans Bridge – Longwood Road and Weir Road. 2. Main bypass section – new 13.5km freeway-standard road to east of NagambieStatus: Major construction commenced several months ahead of schedule, March 2010Contractors: BMD Constructions Pty Ltd (northern duplication) and Abigroup (main bypassValue: Value: $222 million(Update: State government announcement of commencement of construction, March 2010)VICTORIAURBAN DEVELOPMENTWholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market. Epping (Current)Principal: AgricultureScope: Wholesale market on 133ha siteStatus: Construction commenced March 2010; completion 2012Contractors: Bovis Lend LeaseValue: $300 million(Update: State government announcement of commencement of construction, March 2010)VICTORIARAILWestall Rail Upgrade Project (Current)Principal: TransportScope: 2.7km third track between Centre Road and Springvale Road, upgrade Westall station including third platform and improvements to passenger amenities, grade separation of pedestrian level crossings between Centre Road and Springvale Road, 83 car spaces, stabling expansion at WestallStatus: Contracts for rail and track civil, signalling works and overhead traction system awarded January-February 2010. Project completion 2011Purpose: Ease overcrowding and reduce delays on Dandenong line Contractors: Leighton Contractors (construction); John Holland (rail and track); United Group Infrastructure (signalling); O’Donnell Griffin (overhead traction)Value:$153 million(Update: State government announcement of award of rail and track, signalling and overhead traction system contracts, January 2010)WESTERN AUSTRALIAWATEROrd-East Kimberley Expansion Project (Current)Principal: Regional Development, LandsScope: Ord irrigation scheme and East Kimberley Development package includes road infrastructure for 14,000ha development including potentially Packsaddle area, Ord West Bank, Mantinea and M2 areaStatus: State government announced Leighton/Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) Joint Venture as successful construction proponent, March 2010Contractors: Construction: (Leighton/Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) JV); Ertech (site works for accommodation village); Fleetwood (accommodation village)Value: $415 million program ($220 million from State’s Royalties for Regions funding and $195 million under Australian government’s Nation Building – East Kimberley Development Package) (Update: State government announcement of preferred proponent, March 2010)

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