PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Energy
Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Australian Water Treatment Plant Named Industrial Water Project of the Year - QGC’s water treatment plant at its northern coal seam gas fields near Wandoan in Queensland, Australia, was named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards - GEPower.com
Australian Water Treatment Plant Named Industrial Water Project of the Year

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Trevose, PA, United States, 2016/04/28 - QGC’s water treatment plant at its northern coal seam gas fields near Wandoan in Queensland, Australia, was named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards - GEPower.com. NYSE: GE

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• Water Treatment Plant at QGC’s Coal Seam Gas Extraction Site Receives Honor at Global Water Awards;
• Northern Water Treatment Plant, Built by GE and Laing O’Rourke, Treats 100,000 Cubic Meters of Water per Day.

The award represents the most impressive technical or environmental achievement in the field of industrial water.

Commissioned in May 2015, QGC’s Northern Water Treatment Plant purifies 100,000 cubic meters per day of produced water from the coal seam gas fields, and the treated water is beneficially reused by the local communities and farmers. An alliance between GE and Laing O’Rourke Australia designed and built the water treatment plant.

QGC’s Northern Water Treatment Plant is the largest of a trio of produced water treatment plants that treat saline water produced as part of the coal seam gas extraction process. Coal seam gas is a form of natural gas trapped in coal beds by water and ground pressure. High-salinity water is produced as part of coal seam gas extraction, which must be treated in an environmentally responsible manner. The water treatment plant uses GE’s advanced water treatment technologies including ZeeWeed* submerged ultrafiltration, ion exchange and three-stage reverse osmosis followed by brine concentration. Ninety-seven percent of the water is recovered for beneficial use.

Due to the plant’s remote location, it was imperative to utilize the latest off-site construction techniques to streamline the construction process and minimize the impact on the local environment. The pipe racks were modularized and manufactured to allow a “plug-and-play” approach using a pre-defined installation sequence and were trucked in according to carefully timed transport envelopes, limiting the need for police escorts and pilot vehicles. Meanwhile, the three, 120-tonne brine concentrators were manufactured off-site in New Zealand before being shipped in one piece to Brisbane, trucked to the site and installed using one of the largest mobile cranes in Australia.

QGC, a BG Group business owned by Royal Dutch Shell, is developing one of Australia’s largest capital infrastructure projects to turn Queensland’s abundant coal seam gas reserves into liquefied natural gas (LNG). Rising global demand for energy and the increasing pressure for cleaner fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are spurring the development of Queensland’s LNG industry, using coal seam gas as the feedstock.

“Congratulations to QGC on winning the prestigious Industrial Water Project of the Year award for the Northern Water Treatment Plant. GE is proud to have been a part of this project from design through commissioning,” said Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO water and distributed power for GE Power.

About GE
GE (ge.com) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

About GE Power
GE Power (gepower.com) is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise to help customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant, upgrade and service solutions as well as our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

* Trademark of General Electric Company; may be registered in one or more countries.

Contacts: Howard Masto / Beth Coffman - Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518-786-6488
E: howard.masto[.]ge.com / beth.coffman[.]mastopr.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Australian Water Treatment Plant Named Industrial Water Project of the Year

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

GE Power | QGC’s Water Treatment
Publisher Contact: Angie Hansen - GE Power & Water 
215-942-3511 angie.hansen[.]ge.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any General Electric Company securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From General Electric Company / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Newswires:

GE’s First Power Services Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Center in Asia Pacific Enables Increased Performance through Analytics
Vestas Secures Order for 101 MW in the United States
PPG to Distribute Wastewater Substrate-repair Products from Sauereisen
Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant
Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France
ENGIE and Statoil Agree on the Renegotiation of Their Long-term Gas Supply Contracts
ENGIE and AES Andres Leverage Core Strengths to Provide Reliable and Competitive LNG Supply in the Caribbean
Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) and GE Power Collaborate to Link Energy Operations with Energy Trading for End-to-End Machine to Market Software Solutions
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement with TAG GmbH to Install New Tuning Maintenance (TUMAS) Software on Entire Fleet of Gas Turbines
ENGIE Announces Two New Major Collaborations to Foster New Innovative Green Gas Production Methods Across Europe
Enel Inaugurates Apiacás Hydropower Complex in Brazil
Steam and Gas Turbine Manufacturers Realign Strategies to Harness Growth Opportunities within Clean Power Generation
Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Solar PV Plant
GE and Maersk Drilling to Pilot Marine Digital Transformation
SolarWinds to Join the Discussion on Interoperable IT Management for Defense Forces at AFCEA’s TechNet Asia-Pacific 2016

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  JobsWare.com





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)