×
×
Project Insights

Potential for six new trains at Darwin LNG

With strong government backing, Australia is moving swiftly to maximise a narrow window to expand LNG exports ahead of a wave of low-priced LNG from the US and other regions With strong government backing, Australia is moving swiftly to maximise a narrow window to expand LNG exports ahead of a wave of low-priced LNG from the US and other regions.
By Sally Bogle 5 December 2019 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand 0 34851
Inpex’s Ichthys LNG facility at Bladin Point near Darwin. (Inpex)

The key issue: Australia’s northern port of Darwin could end up hosting nine LNG export trains by the mid-late 2020s – up from three currently – as operators eye a chance to ride the next wave of global LNG demand growth.

Interfax analysis: Santos – which recently acquired operatorship from ConocoPhillips of the 3.24 mtpa, one-train Darwin LNG facility as well as stakes in the Bayu-Undan, Barossa and Poseidon offshore gas fields – is reportedly considering adding up to two more trains...