Located in Western Australia in Australia, the Pluto LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Woodside Energy. The terminal started operations in 2012 and is owned by Woodside Petroleum, The Kansai Electric Power, and Tokyo Gas.



The Pluto LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from the following fields – Pluto LNG, and Scarborough

With one train, the Pluto terminal has an LNG production capacity of 4.9Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 9.9Mtpa by 2030.



Approximately 76.53% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 3.75Mtpa.



Pluto liquefaction plant is undergoing expansion, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 5Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Pluto liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $5,063m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming expansion at the Pluto LNG liquefaction plant include the following.

Design/FEED: Bechtel.

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.


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.