Greater Gorgon is a producing conventional gas field located in deepwater in Australia and is operated by Chevron Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block WA-37-L and WA-38-L, with water depth of 4,333 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Greater Gorgon, namely the Gorgon Jansz-lo Compression Project. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2026.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Chevron, Chubu Electric Power, Exxon Mobil, Osaka Gas, Shell, Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings and Tokyo Gas.

Production from Greater Gorgon

The Greater Gorgon conventional gas field recovered 19.06% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2042. The peak production will approximately 20.00 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 276.00 Mmcfd of natural gas and 2,051 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2053. The field currently accounts for approximately 13% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 3,703.17 Mmboe, comprised of 175.03 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 3,096.18 bcf of natural gas reserves and 18,072.65 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves. Greater Gorgon conventional gas field reserves accounts 1.26% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Greater Gorgon conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Greater Gorgon project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: John Wood Group, Aker Solutions, ABB and MAN Energy Solutions

Main EPC: Aker Solutions

EPC Contractors: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, Aker Solutions, ABB, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and ABL Group

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.

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