Gorgon Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Between 130km and 200km off the north-west coast of Western Australia
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Greater Gorgon gas fields, which include the Jansz-Io Gas Field are Australia's largest-known gas resource, containing about 40 trillion cubic feet of gas.
  • The field development plans centre on the use of subsea completions tied-back to the onshore LNG plant via a system of pipelines and control umbilicals enabling development without producing platforms
  • The gas is to be used to feed the giant Gorgon LNG Terminal


  • Aker Solutions: Pre-FEED & FEED
  • Technip and J P Kenny: Front end engineering and design (FEED) and engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) contractor with respect to the upstream facilities
  • AusGroup:
    • Manufacture of pipe spools
    • Fabrication, supply, testing, inspection, storage and delivery of adjustable pipe support structures
    • Fabrication of post metrology subsea spools
  • Subsea 7:
    • Engineering, spools fabrication, transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of subsea structures and foundations, heavy spools, tie-in spools, electrical and hydraulic flying leads, infield umbilicals and associated distribution units
    • Transportation and installation of subsea umbilicals and structures
  • IKM Testing: Provision of pipeline precommissioning services
  • Fugro: Survey services to support Heavy Lift and Tie-Ins
  • McDermott: Construction of subsea structures & spools

Stage II development

  • TechnipFMC: project management and engineering, transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of umbilicals and flying leads as well as manifolds. The award also includes fabrication, transportation, installation and testing of rigid spools.


  • 2005 - Technip and J P Kenny awarded FEED contract
  • 2011 - Subsea 7 awarded 2 subsea contracts
  • 2018 - TechnipFMC awarded stage II contract



  1. McDermott Subsea References
  2. Aker Solutions Hydrate Inhibition References
  3. Technip-JP Kenny JV selected for the greater Gorgon Upstream development in Australia
  4. AusGroup Lands Second Local Gorgon Fabrication Contract
  5. Subsea 7 S.A. announces major subsea contract offshore Australia
  6. Subsea 7 S.A. announces subsea umbilicals contract offshore Australia
  7. AGC Secures $50m Gorgon Pipe Spools Contract
  8. AusGroup awarded more fabrication work on the Gorgon Project
  9. AusGroup announces an additional AUD20 million of work on Gorgon Pipe Spools Contract
  10. IKM Testing Australia Awarded Gorgon Pipeline Precommissioning Contract
  11. Fugro Awarded Gorgon Survey Services by Subsea 7
  12. TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract in Australia

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