First Wheatstone LNG train set for mid-2017 start-up

Offshore staff

PERTH, AustraliaWoodside Energy has issued brief updates on its development programs offshore Western Australia.

At the Wheatstone project (Woodside 13%), construction and commissioning are progressing with LNG production through Train 1 anticipated in mid-2017, followed by first LNG from Train 2 six to eight months later.

The Julimar project is on schedule for start-up later this year, with costs likely to be below the forecast figure at acquisition.

Finally, the NWS Project plateau extension work is advancing, with the Persephone project on budget and due to start-up earlier than expected in 2H 2017. The Greater Western Flank Phase 2 project remains on track for start-up in 2H 2019.


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