Perdaman and Westfarmers have today (14 November 2018) submitted proposals for new industries on the Burrup, mere weeks after the state government promised World Heritage Listing for this unique cultural treasure.

There is a seven-day public comment period for each.


Perdaman Urea Project

Proponent: Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilisers Pty Ltd
Proposal description:
Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilisers Pty Ltd intends to construct and operate a urea plant with a production capacity of approximately 2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) on Sites C and F within the Burrup Strategic Industrial Area (SIA) on the Burrup Peninsula.

Both sites are located adjacent to the Murujuga National Park.


Downstream Processing Chemical Production Facility

Proponent: Wesfarmers Chemicals Energy & Fertilisers Limited
Proposal description:
Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers Limited proposes to construct and operate a methanol plant with a production capacity of approximately 5,000 tonnes per day (tpd) on Site E within the Burrup Strategic Industrial Area (SIA) on the Burrup Peninsula.

The proposal is adjacent to the Murujuga National Park.

The proposal would result in the disturbance of approximately 75 hectares within Site E.