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Woodside eyes increased LNG exports from Western Australia

FID on a new interconnector linking the Pluto and NWS LNG plants – plus a scaling up of resources at Scarborough – indicates Woodside is focusing on boosting LNG output from Western Australia FID on a new interconnector linking the Pluto and NWS LNG plants – plus a scaling up of resources at Scarborough – indicates Woodside is focusing on boosting LNG output from Western Australia.
By Sally Bogle 14 November 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand 0 34787
Woodside's Pluto LNG plant in Western Australia. (Woodside)

The key issue: Woodside is pressing on with plans to link up Pluto LNG with the North West Shelf LNG plant at Karratha to commercialise a new wave of offshore gas resources for export.

Interfax analysis: Woodside this week took FID on a 3.3-km gas interconnector that will link its 4.9 mtpa Pluto LNG plant with the neighbouring 17.6 mtpa North West Shelf (NWS) facility at Karratha in the north of Western Australia (WA).

The interconnector will have the capacity to transfer wet gas volumes...