Paris, October 23 - Neftegaz.RU. Total announces that the 1st cargo of LNG from Ichthys LNG has left Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia, following the production start-up at the end of July.
Ichthys LNG will develop reserves of more than 3 billion barrels of oil equivalent located offshore Western Australia, including around 500 million barrels of condensate.
At full capacity, the offshore facilities and the 2-train onshore liquefaction plant will supply 8.9 million tons per year (Mt/y) of LNG and 1.65 Mt/y of LPG, along with 100,000 barrels of condensate per day.
LNG is currently being produced from the 1st liquefaction train, with the 2nd train expected to start up as well in the coming weeks. Total has been active in the upstream oil and gas industry in Australia since 2005.
Ichthys LNG is led by INPEX (operator, 62.245%) alongside major partner Total (30%) and the Australian subsidiaries of CPC Corporation Taiwan (2.625%), Tokyo Gas (1.575%), Osaka Gas (1.2%), Kansai Electric Power (1.2%), JERA (0.735%) and Toho Gas (0.42%).