North West Shelf partners launch latest gas development

Offshore staff

PERTH, AustraliaWoodside Energy and its partners in the North West Shelf project offshore northwest Australia have approved the Greater Western Flank Phase 2 (GWF-2) development.

This will harness 1.6 tcf of gas from the Keast, Dockrell, Sculptor, Rankin, Lady Nora and Pemberton fields through new subsea infrastructure and a 35-km (22-mi), 16-in. subsea pipeline connecting to the Goodwyn A platform.

Woodside estimates the cost at around $2 billion, and foresees start-up during the second half of 2019.

Initially, gas will flow from five wells in the Lady Nora, Pemberton, Sculptor and Rankin fields, followed by the remaining three wells in the Keast and Dockrell fields during 1H 2020.

GWF-2 is the fourth large-scale development for the North West Shelf project over the past seven years.

The other partners are BHP Billiton Petroleum, BP, Chevron, Japan Australia LNG (MIMI), and Shell.

12/11/2015

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