Australia’s eastern LNG exports plateau

Australia’s east coast LNG exports have plateaued over the past six months at levels below their nameplate capacity
By Andrew Walker 22 May 2017

Australia’s east coast LNG export projects ramped up production over 2015 and 2016 as new LNG trains were brought online. Output peaked in November, with 1.70 mt exported during the month. This followed the sixth and final train on Curtis Island being brought online in October. Exports have since plateaued, ranging from 1.56 mt to 1.68 mt between December and April.

The volumes exported from the three plants on Curtis Island were slightly less than exports from the...

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