Expanded Pluto LNG complex could handle Scarborough gas

Woodside Energy has contracted Bechtel (Western Australia) to perform front-end engineering design for the Pluto Train 2 project.

Offshore staff

PERTH, Australia – Woodside Energy has contracted Bechtel (Western Australia) to perform front-end engineering design for the Pluto Train 2 project.

The work will include activities needed to finalize the costs and technical definition for the proposed second LNG train at thePluto LNG complex on the northwest Australian coast, with an option for Woodside to progress to a lump sum EPC contract for execute phase activities, pending a positive investment decision.

Pluto Train 2 is the operator’s preferred destination for gas from the offshore 7.3-tcf Scarborough field development. Woodside is targeting 5 MMt/yr capacity at the second LNG train.

Woodside is targeting FID for the Pluto Train 2 project in 2020 and ready for start-up in 2024.

12/27/2018

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