The operator (confidential) operates the Meridian Coal Seam Gas (CSG) fields in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The operator is undertaking a CSG Field Development program to increase gas production to meet current and future gas contracts. The ultimate ramp-up is to achieve 65 terajoules/day output and to sustain this production for the next 15 years.


Promech’s client were engaged through an EPC contract to design, procure materials and equipment and construct a well field surface infrastructure as part of the ongoing field development program.  Promech were engaged to provide the pipeline and SMP design component of the EPC contract which typically includes:

  • Design of HDPE gas and water gathering systems to the latest version of the APGA Code of Practice and AS2566
  • SMP design including pipe stress analysis for aboveground facilities
  • Basis of design, standard specification and typical detail development
  • Coordination of and attendance at design reviews, HAZOP’s and Safety Management Studies (SMS’s)
  • Construction and testing technical support

Project Achievement

Promech’s key project achievements included:

Project Details

Client: Confidential

Project Location: Bowen Basin, QLD

Year: 2016-2018

HDPE pipeline design
Structural, mechanical and piping (SMP) design
Equipment selection
Procurement assistance
SMS coordination