Pluto Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Woodside
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: 190 kilometers northwest of Karratha, offshore Western Australia
  • Production start: 2012
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Gas from the field is used to supply the Pluto LNG Terminal
  • The offshore platform is a four-leg extended base tower with a launch weight of 10,000 metric tons


  • CSE: Pluto Jacket
  • Ramunia: Topsides fabrication
  • TH Heavy Engineering: Topsides fabrication
  • J. Ray McDermott: Installation engineering, transportation and installation of the complete platform
  • FMC Technologies: Five subsea trees, related control and tie-in systems and two production manifolds
  • Acergy: installation of subsea manifolds, valve structures, umbilicals, a monoethylene glycol injection line and pipeline stabilisation as well as the tie-in of flowlines
  • Aker Solutions: Hydrate Inhibition, Conceptual Study & FEED


  • 2005 - Pluto Gas Field discovered
  • 2007 - FMC Technologies awarded subsea equipment contract
  • 2008 - J. Ray McDermott awarded platform contract
  • 2008 - Acergy awarded offshore installation contract
  • 2012 - Gas production starts



  1. McDermott Platform References
  2. TH Heavy Engineering Platform References
  3. Aker Solutions Hydrate Inhibition References
  4. International Protective Coatings Fixed Platform References
  5. FMC Technologies to Supply Subsea System for Woodside's Pluto Project, Offshore Western Australia
  6. Acergy S.A. announces $150 million deepwater contract award in Australia
  7. J. Ray McDermott Awarded Pluto Offshore Platform Contract
  8. Pluto Begins LNG Production

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