Ichthys LNG startup slips to 2018 – Total CEO

By Staff reporter 5 April 2017

The Inpex-led Ichthys LNG project will not start shipping gas until early 2018, three months behind schedule, according to a Reuters report quoting Patrick Pouyanné, the chief executive of French major Total.

Inpex’s original target for initial LNG production at the project, which is located near the Australian city of Darwin, was by the end of September.

"We always said by year-end," Pouyanné told the news agency. "You have two things: you have the gas production upstream, and then it takes time. We have to fill the...

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