ExxonMobil Corp., salah satu dari partner joint venture dalam pengembangan yang diusulkan dari lahan gas Gorgon-Jansz, menyetujui untuk menjual produksi LNGnya kepada LNG Petronet India.
Penulis : Rick Wilkinson
ExxonMobil will supply 1.5 million tonnes/year of LNG to the Indian company for 20 years. This represents 10% of the three-train project’s total planned capacity of 15 million tonnes/year of LNG.
ExxonMobil has a 25% share in the project and its production. ExxonMobil and Petronet will work to conclude a sale and purchase deal in June.
Petronet intends to ship its LNG from the proposed Barrrow Island plant to a new receiving terminal in the port city of Kochi, which will have a total capacity of 2.5 million tonnes/year of LNG. The terminal is scheduled to begin operations in 2011.
This is the latest move to develop the Gorgon-Jansz project, the most recent being the conditional environmental approval by the Western Australian EPA last week for a third LNG train to be added to the development plans on Barrow Island.