Prelude FLNG sets out for Australia

By Staff reporter 29 June 2017

Shell’s Prelude FLNG vessel has left South Korea.

The 488-metre-long platform will be deployed off Australia’s northwest coast to extract and process gas from the Prelude and Concerto gas fields.

Prelude is the largest and most complex FLNG project built so far, being able to process 3.6 mtpa of LNG and up to 1.7 mtpa of NGLs.

Analysts say Prelude will be used to boost Shell’s global LNG sales portfolio rather than to target specific Asian customers, and that it will reap long-term gains for the...

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