Gorgon LNG Terminal
rating: 0+x

Summary Information

  • Ownership:
    • Chevron (approximately 47 percent),
    • ExxonMobil (25 percent)
    • Shell (25 percent),
    • Osaka Gas (1.25 percent),
    • Tokyo Gas (one percent)
    • Chubu Electric Power Company (0.417 percent)
  • Website: http://www.chevronaustralia.com/ourbusinesses/gorgon.aspx
  • Location: Barrow Island
  • Capacity: 15.0 million tons/annum (First three trains)
  • Status: Under Construction

Brief Description

  • A large three train liquifaction plant

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • KBR: Pre-FEED, FEED, and EPCM
    • KBR-led JV with JGC, Clough and Hatch: EPC
    • CB&I: Structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation and commissioning support for the construction of three LNG trains (with a total capacity 15 million tonnes per annum), including associated utilities and a domestic gas processing and compression plant.
    • Hyundai Heavy Industries: Module Fabrication
    • McDermott: EPCI and commissioning of 72 pre-assembled racks and units (PARs, PAUs)
    • GE Supply of Three (3) Main Refrigerant Compression Trains and Six (6) Compression Trains for the carbon dioxide (C02) sequestration project
    • Ausgroup: Manufacture and supply of Shear Keys
  • Licensor: Air Products

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Under construction, with completion scheduled for 2015

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: The project is to be supplied by the Greater Gorgon gas fields, Gorgon Gas Field and Jansz-Io Gas Field
  • Customers:
    • Kyushu Electric will receive 0.3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG from the Gorgon Project for up to 20 years beginning in 2015
    • JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation agreed to purchase of 300,000 tons per annum of the Gorgon LNG for 15 years from 2015. The LNG is for the Hachinohe LNG terminal
    • Osaka Gas Co. is to buy 1.5 mtpa
    • Petrochina is to buy 1 mta from Shell and 2.25 mta from Exxon
    • SK LNG Trading: 4.15 million tons of LNG over a five-year period

History

  • 2005 - Gorgon project FEED awarded
  • 2007 - Shell signs sales agreement with Petrochina for 1 million mtpa
  • 2009 - ExxonMobil and PetroChina Announce Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement for 2.25 mtpa
  • 2009 - ExxonMobil and Petronet Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement for 1.5 mtpa
  • 2009 - Gorgon partners commemorated the start of construction of the AUD$43 billion Gorgon natural gas project with a special ground breaking ceremony
  • 2011 - JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation signs Sale and Purchase Agreement
  • 2011 - CB&I awarded US$2.3 billion construction contract

Other Information

  • -

Relevant Links

  1. Ground Breaking Ceremony Marks Start of Gorgon Construction
  2. Gorgon LNG, Australia, KBR
  3. KBR Joint Venture Awarded Gorgon Project EPCM Contract
  4. McDermott Platform References
  5. JGC LNG Tank References
  6. Chevron and Kyushu Electric Sign LNG Deal
  7. Air Products Supplying Multiple LNG Heat Exchangers for Gorgon Project
  8. Signing of SPA with Chevron for the purchase of the Gorgon LNG
  9. Signing of Heads of Agreement with Chevron Australia for the Purchase of LNG
  10. CB&I Awarded Gorgon Project Contract
  11. GE Oil & Gas Awarded $400 Million Contract for Gorgon, One of the World’s Largest Natural Gas Projects
  12. Energy and Natural Resource Financing for Gorgon LNG Project in Australia
  13. Shell and PetroChina in long term supply deal for Gorgon LNG
  14. ExxonMobil and PetroChina Announce Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement
  15. ExxonMobil and Petronet Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement
  16. Hyundai Heavy Wins US$2.06 billion Order for Gorgon Project in Australia
  17. AusGroup contract extended on the Gorgon Project
  18. Chevron and SK LNG Trading Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement
  19. Chevron and ENN Sign Gorgon LNG Agreement

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License