Exploration & Production

East Timor open to Greater Sunrise options

East Timor’s prime minister has said that everything is on the table regarding the development of the Greater Sunrise field East Timor’s prime minister has said that everything is on the table regarding the development of the Greater Sunrise field.
By Damon Evans 20 November 2017 0 28450
Darwin LNG plant in australia The Darwin LNG plant in northern Australia. (ConocoPhillips)

East Timor is open to alternative development options for the Woodside-operated Greater Sunrise gas fields, including piping the gas to Australia, despite mixed political messages on the topic. 

In return, East Timor could benefit from a ‘virtual pipeline’ that would supply molecules to its shores to kick-start its gas-based industries. 

East Timor’s prime minister, Mari Alkatiri, told The Australian “that everything is on the table”, including the possibility of piping Sunrise gas to Darwin, before a three-way meeting between officials from his country, Australia and the Sunrise...