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Australia’s Woodside targets Browse FEED by end-2019

The company appears to have overcome the final hurdle for its Browse LNG project, a plan that would also enable it to extend the life of the North West Shelf for another two decades The company appears to have overcome the final hurdle for its Browse LNG project, a plan that would also enable it to extend the life of the North West Shelf for another two decades.
By Sally Bogle 21 October 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34700
The North Rankin Complex, part of the North West Shelf project. (Woodside)

Australia's Woodside Petroleum looks set to start FEED work on the A$30-billion (US$20.6 billion) Browse LNG project before the end of 2019 after reportedly reaching an agreement with joint venture partners Chevron and BHP on plans to use the North West Shelf (NWS) facility to process the gas.

The project would enable Woodside to supply new LNG volumes to Asia while simultaneously maintaining output from the low-cost NWS, which was due to start running short of gas from 2022 as established fields become depleted and contracts...