January 11, 2024

Australia currently has ten operating LNG facilities with total nameplate capacity of almost 90 mtpa.

Other projects are also being considered.

Western Australia capacity is 50 mtpa across 5 LNG projects, 2 of which represent almost 60%.

These two projects are Gorgon (16 mtpa) and Wheatstone (9 mtpa), tapping gas from the Greater Gorgon area field which has more than 35 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of resources.

Gorgon is developed by Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Shell.

Queensland can produce 25 mtpa from 3 projects.

Northern Territory’s 2 projects have a capacity of over 12 mtpa.

Source: The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA)