CANDIDATE PORTAL

OUR LATEST NEWS

Spotlight on lower carbon

Chevron Australia are using there unique assets and expertise to advance a lower carbon future. 

Together with there local business partners, Chevron are working to minimise there footprint and drive better environmental outcomes. 

On Barrow Island – a Class A Nature Reserve home to the Chevron-operated Gorgon natural gas facility – 25 mobile solar lighting towers (MSLTs) will see almost 3,100 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions avoided over a five-year period by displacing traditional diesel-powered units – equivalent to taking approximately 1,000 cars off Australian roads for a single year[1].

Designed by Australian provider EcoQuip, the towers produce zero scope one emissions, operate at significantly reduced sound levels and utilise bespoke, amber-coloured LED lumineers to minimise impact to animals and marine life. 

With innovative ‘set and forget’ technology requiring little maintenance or intervention, the switch to solar also significantly reduces potential hazards like fire or spills.

“The deployment of the EcoQuip MSLTs at Gorgon brings into sharp focus the significant commitment by Chevron to support local WA businesses that deliver innovative solutions.”

Dave Sharp

Founder and general manager, EcoQuip

The mobile solar lighting towers will be used across Chevron’s operations on Barrow Island, including at the Gorgon carbon capture and storage system site, where naturally occurring CO2 is taken from offshore gas reservoirs and injected into a giant sandstone formation two kilometres beneath the surface.

EcoQuip is an Australian subsidiary of Volt Power Group Limited.  

perspective on a lower carbon future >

[1] Based on estimation light vehicles (cars, 4x4s, SUVs and small commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes) emit 3 tonnes of greenhouse gases a year. Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.

Please follow us

Get the latest news from ACM Resources

Keep up to date on all our company news and highlights.

Aussie Civil & Mining

Great Reasons to Join the ACM Team

Related Articles

Gold Valley nabs mining rights to GWR iron deposits

GWR Group has granted mining rights for its C4 iron deposit in Western Australia – and transferral of its residual rights in relation to the JWD iron deposit – for $30 million plus potential royalties to Gold Valley Iron. GWR has mining approvals in place for the C3 deposit located to the south of C4 and for the Bowerbird deposits

Read more...

Fortescue awards Schlam $90 million contract

Western Australian company Schlam has been awarded a multi-million-dollar supply agreement with Fortescue Metals Group for both its products (Schlam Payload Solutions) and services (Schlam People Solutions) divisions. Schlam Payload Solutions will supply Fortescue with dump bodies and buckets, while Schlam People Solutions will provide skilled on-site mechanical and fabrication services for a minimum of three years with options to

Read more...

Subscribe to our newsletter for industry updates, new listings and more.