Senex Energy has agreed a further domestic gas sales agreement with power generator CleanCo Queensland for 2.55 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas in 2022.
The one-year agreement starting on1 January 2022 brings Senex’s total contracted volumes with CleanCo to more than 5.1 PJ over the 2020-22 calendar years. Gas will be supplied at the Wallumbilla Gas Hub in Queensland at a fixed price in line with current market levels.
CleanCo is the Queensland Government-owned corporation focused on delivering affordable and reliable clean energy. Senex-produced natural gas fuels Swanbank E, CleanCo’s highly efficient 385 MW gas-fired power station near Ipswich in south-east Queensland which plays a key role in ensuring the ongoing reliability and stability of Queensland’s electricity network and allows CleanCo to offer low-emissions, reliable power to customers.
Managing Director and CEO Ian Davies said Senex is proud to be helping power Queensland business with cleaner energy.
‘The strong ongoing relationship between Senex and Clean Co contributes to security of power supply that helps the recovery of the Queensland and Australian economies.
‘Senex will continue to build a portfolio of gas sales agreements that support jobs and regional economies as we partner with commercial and industrial customers for long-term and mutually beneficial relationships.
‘Each of our long-term and mutually beneficial relationships–with partners also including CSR, Orora, Visy Glass, Alinta Energy and Southern Oil Refining –reinforces Senex’s significance as a supplier of natural gas to the east coast market,’ Mr Davies said.