Browse LNG development moves forward

With the award of a front-end engineering and design contract to CJV for the onshore component of the Browse LNG facilities, prospects for the offshore field continue to improve.

Offshore staff

YOKOHAMA, Japan – With the award of a front-end engineering and design contract to CJV for the onshore component of the Browse LNG facilities, prospects for the field offshore Western Australia continue to improve.

Woodside awarded the production and export facilities FEED to CJV, a joint venture among Chiyoda Corp., CB & I, and Saipem SpA.

In addition to the shore facilities, the Browse LNG development concept has three floating gas and liquids platforms and a central processing facility in shallower water.

Phase I calls for delivery of 12 million metric tons/year, growing to a potential of 25 million metric tons/year. Browse is estimated to hold 13.3 tcf of sale gas and 360 MMbbl of condensate.

02/22/2011

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