Located in Western Australia in Australia, the North West Shelf LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Woodside Energy. The terminal started operations in 1989 and is owned by BHP, BP, Chevron, Shell, Woodside Energy Group, Mitsubishi, and Mitsui.

The North West Shelf LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from the following fields – Browse, Clio, Clio-Acme, Equus, North West Shelf Venture, Okha Complex, and Waitsia

With five trains, the North West Shelf terminal has an LNG production capacity of 16.9Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to remain the same as 16.9Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 60.12% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 10.16Mtpa.

About Woodside Energy

Woodside Energy Ltd (Woodside Energy) is a producer of oil and natural gas. It engages in development and production of hydrocarbon and hydrocarbon products. Woodside Energy is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.


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