Chevron launched the LNG plant in Australia for $34 billion

Chevron запустила завод СПГ в Австралии за $34 млрд

The Wheatstone plant will produce almost 9 million of LNG per year, which will be supplied to Asia.

In Australia, started a plant to produce liquefied natural gas Wheatstone, which is operated by us Chevron.

According to Interfax, the construction lasted six years, investments in the project amounted to $34 billion, according to a press release from the company. The first shipment will be sent with Wheatstone in the coming weeks.

After reaching the full capacity of two production lines of the plant will produce 8.9 million tons of LNG that will be exported to Asia.

Chevron owns 64,14% Wheatstone, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) – 13,4%, Woodside Petroleum Ltd – 13% icuii Electric Power Company of 1.46%, PE Wheatstone Pty Ltd – 8%.

It is noted that it originally intended to spend on the plant of $29 billion, but a year ago, the expenditure was increased to $34 billion. Thus, became the second Wheatstone LNG project on the Australian continental shelf, which manages Chevron significantly more expensive than the original estimate. Previously, the company counted the cost of Gorgon to $54 billion from $37 billion.

As reported Корреспондент.netthis summer the United States first brought the liquefied gas to Poland. In Poland on the Baltic LNG terminal in świnoujście has arrived the first ship is a liquefied gas carrier Clean Ocean.

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