Ichthys LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Inpex / Total
    • * INPEX 68.380%
    • TOTAL 30.000%
    • Osaka Gas 1.200%
    • Toho Gas 0.420%
  • Website: http://www.inpex.co.jp/
  • Location: Blaydin Point on Middle Arm Peninsula in Darwin
  • Capacity: 8.4 million tonnes/annum
  • Status: Planned

Brief Description

  • An LNG terminal project in Australia , owned by Inpex
  • Completion is expected in 2016
  • Total project CAPEX: More than US$20 billion

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor: JGC/KBR/CHIYODA: Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities
    • GE: is to supply includes four Frame 7EA Gas Turbines and eight MR/PR Compressors for the LNG plant; 10 PGT25+G4 gas turbines and 10 compressors for upstream facilities; and 22 subsea production trees, five off-subsea manifolds, an integrated subsea control system and a 42-inch trunk line connection system
    • CB&I: Engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning for non-cryogenic storage tanks
    • John Holland, in a 50:50 joint venture with Macmahon Holdings Ltd, has been awarded a $340 million site development civil works contract
    • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order for nine compressors and seven motors to drive the compressors
    • Kentz: Underground electrical and instrumentation package
    • UGL Kentz JV: Structural, mechanical and piping (SMP) construction package
    • Technip:
      • Detailed engineering and procurement assistance for the topsides facilities of the 1.2 million barrels storage capacity Ichthys FPSO
      • Preparation and execution of the offshore commissioning for the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit and the central processing facility
    • Sulzer: Supplies High Performance Pumps
    • ABB: Power technologies and medium-voltage drive systems
  • Licensor: Air Products

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The project construction has not yet started
  • FEED contract has been awarded
  • Final Environmental Impact Statement has been delivered
  • Final investment decision has been taken

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
    • The Ichthys Gas Field which contains 12 trillion cubic feet of gas and more than 500 million barrels of condensate
  • Customers:
    • Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. 0.49 million tonnes per annum
    • Toho Gas Co.,Ltd. 0.28 million tones per annum
    • CPC Corporation, Taiwan, 1.75 million tonnes per annum,
    • INPEX and a TOTAL affiliate will also take a total of 1.8 million tonnes per annum of LNG
    • Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc . - 1.05 mtpa
    • Tokyo Gas Co.,Ltd. - 1.05 mtpa
    • The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. - 0.80 mtpa
    • Osaka Gas Co.,Ltd. - 0.80 mtpa
    • Kyushu Electric Power Company Inc. - 0.30 mtpa

History

  • 2010, July - Environmental Impact Report Released
  • 2010 October - Invitation to Tender for Semi-Submersible Central Processing Facility
  • 2011 - The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was delivered to the Australian and Northern Territory governments
  • 2011 - INPEX announced that the Ichthys Project Joint Venture (*1) has a clear prospect of completing the sales of the entire 8.4 million tonnes per annum of LNG from the Ichthys Project
  • 2011 - Final environmental approval given
  • 2011 - INPEX signs sales agreement with five major Japanese utility companies
  • 2011 - Osaka Gas takes a small equity stake
  • 2012 - Sales agreement signed with CPC, Chubu Electric and Toho Gas
  • 2012 - Toho Gas takes a stake in the project
  • 2012 - GE Oil & Gas Wins Over $1 Billion in Contracts for the project
  • 2012 - JGC/KBR/CHIYODA sign Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract
  • 2012 - Production licenses were granted for the Ichthys LNG Project by the Australian Government
  • 2012 - John Holland JV Awarded $340 Million Ichthys Onshore LNG Facilities Site Development Contract
  • 2012 - Air Products technology selected
  • 2012 - Technip awarded a contract covers detailed engineering and procurement assistance for the topsidesfacilities of the 1.2 million barrels storage capacity Ichthys FPSO
  • 2012 - Total acquires and additional 6% stake from Inpex
  • 2014 - The hull of the FPSO is laucnhed

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. JGC/KBR/CHIYODA Joint Venture Awarded Front-End Engineering Design ("FEED") Services Contract for INPEX Ichthys Project
  2. Ichthys Project Environmental Impact Statement Released
  3. Financial Results for the six months ended September 30, 2008
  4. Total and INPEX launch the offshore FEED for the Ichthys LNG project in Australia
  5. Ichthys LNG Project Releases Invitation to Tender for Semi-Submersible Central Processing Facility
  6. ITT released for Ichthys CPF
  7. ABB wins orders worth $80 million for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas developments
  8. Community Concerns Addressed in Final Environmental Impact Statement For Ichthys LNG Project
  9. Two LNG Projects ‐ Ichthys and Abadi
  10. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sales of Ichthys Project, Australia
  11. Federal environmental approval for Inpex's Ichthys project
  12. Clough DORIS receive LOI for Ichthys
  13. INPEX signs Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sales agreement with five major Japanese utility companies, Ichthys Project, Australia
  14. NPEX signs Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sales agreement with CPC, Chubu Electric and Toho Gas, Ichthys LNG Project, Australia
  15. Transfer of the Ichthys LNG project equity interest to Toho Gas Co., Ltd.
  16. Ichthys LNG Project Achieves FID and JGC/KBR/Chiyoda Joint Venture (JKC JV) Executes Letter of Award for Initial EPC Activities
  17. KBR and Its Joint Venture Partners (JKC JV) Sign Contract for EPC Activities for Ichthys LNG Project, Australia
  18. The Production Licenses granted on Ichthys LNG Project - Australia
  19. John Holland JV Awarded $340 Million Ichthys Onshore LNG Facilities Site Development Contract
  20. MCO Receives Order for 9 Compressors For Ichthys LNG Project in Australia
  21. Air Products Wins Technology Selection for Ichthys LNG Project in Australia
  22. Wood Group Mustang awarded topsides engineering for world’s largest semi-submersible production facility
  23. Technip awarded contract for Ichthys FPSO unit
  24. Australia: Total increases its stake in Ichthys to 30%
  25. Technip awarded important offshore contract for the Ichthys LNG Project in Australia
  26. Ichthys on Track as Offshore Facilities Take Shape
  27. CB&I Announces Contract in Australia
  28. Kentz awarded US$100m Contract on Ichthys LNG Project
  29. Sulzer Pumps Supplies High Performance Pumps to FPSO Vessel in Western Australia
  30. UGL Kentz JV awarded a US$640m contract for the Ichthys LNG Project
  31. Kentz awarded a further US$570m contract for the Ichthys LNG Project
  32. INPEX Launches Hull of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Facility for Ichthys LNG Project

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