Chevron has officially started production of LNG at the Wheatstone Facility in Western Australia. The first cargo shipping in the coming weeks to customers in Asia. The facility consists of two liquefaction trains with a cumulative capacity of 8.9 Mtpa.
Chevron has officially started production of LNG at the Wheatstone Facility in Western Australia. The first cargo shipping in the coming weeks to customers in AsiaAt full capacity, the Wheatstone Project’s two train LNG facility will supply 8.9 million metric tons per year of LNG for export to customers in Asia. The LNG facility is located 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) west of Onslow and processes natural gas from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone and Iago fields.
The Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG facility is a joint venture between Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (64.14 percent), Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) (13.4 percent), Woodside Petroleum Limited (13 percent), and Kyushu Electric Power Company (1.46 percent), together with PE Wheatstone Pty Ltd, part owned by JERA (8 percent).
Chevron holds an 80.2 percent interest in the offshore licenses containing the Wheatstone and Iago fields.
Source: Criterion Research, Chevron
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