McArthur River Pipeline Project


Client: Power and Water
Location: Northern Territory
Scope: Operation and maintenance of the 332km MRM pipeline and 130m WPP on behalf of Power and Water Corporation.
Date: 2016 - Current
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Operations & Maintenance

OSD’s Role

  • Appointed as Pipeline Operator
  • Pipeline Surveillance
  • Third Party Works
  • CP Inspections and Rectification
  • Excavations Supervision
  • Facility Inspections
  • Corrective Maintenance
  • Specialist Assistance
  • Regulatory Reporting


OSD is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Power and Water Corporation’s  (PWC) McArthur River Mine (MRM) Pipeline and Wickham Point Pipeline (WPP). OSD was originally engaged to assist with the transition of the MRM pipeline licence from the incumbent operator to PWC.  This included the development of the consent to operate documentation and submission for regulatory approval.   OSD was subsequently appointed as the pipeline operator with PWC becoming licensee.

PWC also appointed OSD the operator of the WPP once construction was finished in 2017.

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We are pleased to announce that we have changed the name of one of our key subsidiaries, OSD Pty Ltd to Verbrec Infrastructure Services Pty Ltd as of 17 October 2022.

Rebranding to Verbrec represents our evolution and continued growth by leveraging emerging technologies, thereby remaining at the forefront of an ever-changing industry. Evolution, engineered.

Verbrec has expanded its capabilities significantly to support our clients’ needs and built what we are today, a leading mid-tier engineering, infrastructure, and training company operating across the entire asset life cycle.

Important: Please note that this is a rebranding exercise and as such, will be a name change only; there is no other change to the details of the business. The entity’s beneficial ownership, ABN, registered address and all other relevant details remain the same.

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