Gorgon LNG Liquefaction Terminal, Australia
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Gorgon LNG Liquefaction Terminal, Australia

By Carmen 13 Oct 2021

Located in Western Australia in Australia, the Gorgon LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Chevron Australia. The terminal started operations in 2016 and is owned by Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Osaka Gas, Tokyo Gas, Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings, and Chubu Electric Power.

 

 

The Gorgon LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from Greater Gorgon field.

With three trains, the Gorgon terminal has an LNG production capacity of 15.6Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 20.8Mtpa by 2030.

 

 

Approximately 76.67% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 11.96Mtpa.

 

 

Gorgon liquefaction plant is undergoing expansion, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 5.2Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Gorgon liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $2,374.08m.

About Chevron Australia

 

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (Chevron Australia) an oil and gas exploration company which conducts developmental projects such as a liquefied natural gas and domestic gas joint ventures, and exploration program based on offshore interests. The company is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Methodology

Information on the terminal is sourced from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, LNG liquefaction terminals globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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