The INPEX Ichthys project is one of the largest LNG projects worldwide that is currently nearing completion. Gas from the Ichthys Field in the Browse Basin off northwestern Australia will be transferred to the onshore processing facilities in Darwin via an 889km subsea pipeline.
Long-term supporter of Australian GMA Garnet, IPCQ has been contracted to execute the onsite surface preparation and subsequent coatings of the Non-Cryogenic Tanks at the INPEX Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, NT. IPCQ selected Australian Garnet as preferred abrasive for this challenging project in order to complete works using the most efficient and economical abrasive in the challenging tropical conditions. Works comprise of surface treatment to both Internal and external surfaces of 17 large bulk storage tanks and 1 sphere at the onshore processing facility at Blayden Point, outside of Darwin. IPCQ’s specialised team and NACE certified personnel has been working onsite since January 2015. “Choosing Australian Garnet assists us in faster completion of blasting works, whilst ensuring strict surface cleanliness requirements at Ichthys are easily met” said Luke Emery, Director of IPCQ.