First LNG cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

The Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility is an offshore development that will produce natural gas from a remote field approximately 475km north-north east of Broome in Western Australia.
The Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility is an offshore development that will produce natural gas from a remote field approximately 475km north-north east of Broome in Western Australia.

Shell, along with its joint venture partners INPEX, KOGAS and OPIC, announced that the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has sailed from Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility located 475km north east of Broome in Western Australia. This shipment will be delivered by the Valencia Knutsen to customers in Asia.

Maarten Wetselaar, integrated gas and new energies director, Shell, said: “Today’s first shipment of LNG departed from Prelude FLNG, safely. Everyone involved should be very proud of the work taken to reach this important milestone."

Prelude forms an integral part of our global portfolio and plays an important role in meeting the growing demand for more and cleaner energy for our customers around the world.

Zoe Yujnovich, chairman, Shell Australia, said: “Prelude FLNG combines human endeavour and ingenuity from across the globe and here in Australia. We are proud to work with our local communities, suppliers and partners to ensure its safe, reliable operations into the future."

For the latest refining and petrochemical industry related videos, subscribe to our YouTube page.

For all the latest refining and petrochemical news from the Middle East countries, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, like us on Facebook.

You may also like

Polymerisation catalysts market to grow 5.4% annually through 2023
The polymerisation catalysts market expects to see a CAGR of 5.4% through 2023, when it could be worth $5.5bn
Emerson’s IIoT tool demonstrates potential of digitised pneumatics
Portable AVENTICS smart pneumatics analyser can quickly hook up to a user’s machine to show benefits of data and analysis available via the Industrial Internet of Things
Inspection data management software: Boosting work efficiency and control
An ideal inspection software obtains inspection data in an efficient manner, performs an accurate analysis and gives the next inspection schedule with increased inspection confidence, observes Ashfaq Anwer
Sipchem, SASREF ink primary hydrogen supply agreement
The agreement aligns with the Saudi 2030 Vision

MOST POPULAR