"The North West Shelf Project is one of the largest in the world. The addition of a fifth LNG train demonstrates Chevron's commitment to expanding its global natural gas business
Chevron's subsidiary Chevron Australia Pty Ltd today announced first gas from the North West Shelf Venture’s Train 5 onshore liquefied natural gas facility at the Karratha Gas Plant in Western Australia.
The US $2.1 billion new Train 5 production facility is now online and is expected to increase the joint venture’s export capacity by up to 4.4 million tonnes of LNG annually to 16.3 million tonnes.
President of Chevron’s Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company, Jim Blackwell, said, “The North West Shelf Project is one of the largest in the world. The addition of a fifth LNG train demonstrates Chevron’s commitment to expanding its global natural gas business.
Roy Krzywosinski, Managing Director of Chevron Australia, added, “Chevron continues to make significant multi-million dollar investments to expand our Australian operations. We are proud to be a part of the North West Shelf Venture that has played an important role in providing clean and reliable energy to Western Australia and the Asia Pacific market for 20 years.”