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$392 million sale of Darling Downs pipeline lifts asset divestments to $1 billion

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) today announced it had entered into an agreement with Jemena Gas Pipelines Holdings Pty Ltd (Jemena) for the sale of Darling Downs Pipeline Network for $392 million. The transaction lifts sales from Origin’s asset divestment program announced in September 2015 to $1 billion, considerably higher than the original $800 million target.

Origin appoints Teresa Engelhard to its board

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) Chairman Mr Gordon Cairns today announced Ms Teresa Engelhard has joined the Origin Board as an independent Non-executive Director to fill a vacancy. Ms Engelhard also joins the Remuneration and People Committee.

Origin sells Darling Downs Solar Farm Project and commits to another large scale solar PPA

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) today announced it had sold the Darling Downs Solar Farm project to APA Group (APA) and expects to sign another large scale solar power purchase agreement (PPA) on completion of the sale, as Origin continues to accelerate the uptake of renewable power in Australia. The PPA will underpin the development of Darling Downs Solar Farm in Queensland.

Origin announces new head of Integrated Gas

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) today announced its Integrated Gas CEO, David Baldwin, had decided to step down from the role at the end of April 2017 and that current General Manager, Commercial, Mark Schubert, had been appointed Executive General Manager, Integrated Gas, effective 1 May 2017.

Origin works with ENGIE to help boost energy security in South Australia

Origin Energy Limited (Origin) today announced it had signed two transactions with ENGIE in Australia. The first is an agreement to underpin the operation of Pelican Point power station’s second generation unit (Pelican Point agreement), and the second is an agreement to make more natural gas available for customers in South Australia and Victoria (Gas Sale Agreement).

Dr Helen Nugent resigns as Director

After 14 years of distinguished service on the Origin Energy (Origin) Board, Dr Helen Nugent has notified the Company of her decision to step down in order to take up the Chair of Ausgrid.