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Gas Processing Plant Application

A gas processing plant is first approved by a Minister of Energy and Resources' Order and is then followed by a facility licence application to authorize the construction and operation of the plant.


1. Guidance

A natural gas processing plant removes impurities from raw gas produced from wells (oil and gas) to make pipeline-quality, dry natural gas. The process includes removal of oil, water, condensate, sulphur and carbon dioxide, as well as the separation of natural gas liquids.


2. Eligibility

To apply for a natural gas processing plant Minister's Order, the application must meet the standard conditions and approval provisions outlined in Directive PNG001: Facility Licence Requirements.

The applicant must have an Integrated Resource Information System (IRIS) account and the appropriate permissions assigned by their IRIS Security Administrator.


3. How to Apply

  1. Assemble the required attachments outlined in the Application for a Gas Processing Plant Guideline.
  2. Complete the Public Notice Process, if required.
  3. Log in to IRIS and complete the appropriate application process for authorization and attach the required documents.
    • The completed Public Notice Process package, documented objections, and required consents are sent as a separate document, if applicable.

Once an application packages is submitted through IRIS it cannot be modified by the applicant. Any subsequent changes or additions require resubmission.


4. Apply


5. Further Information

Once the gas processing plant receives authorization through a Minister’s Order, the operator can apply for a facility licence through IRIS.

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