Australian LNG projects hit by legal tussles

A number of Australia’s LNG export projects are caught up in legal battles as owners and contractors try to pin the blame on each other for delays and cost overruns.
By Staff reporter 7 March 2017 0 24581

A number of Australia’s LNG export projects are caught up in legal battles as owners and contractors try to pin the blame on each other for delays and cost overruns, according to Bloomberg.

Santos is suing United States contractor Fluor for $1.1 billion in damages for work on the Gladstone LNG project. Spanish engineering firm Cimic Group and KBR have started legal action against Chevron over work on a jetty for the Gorgon plant.

Inpex is also involved in legal proceedings regarding its work on...

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