(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell announces the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas from its Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility. The facility is located 475kms North East of Broome in Western Australia. Valencia Knutsen will deliver this shipment to customers in Asia.
“Today’s first shipment of LNG departed from Prelude FLNG, safely. Everyone involved should be very proud of the work taken to reach this important milestone.
“Prelude forms an integral part of our global portfolio and plays an important role in meeting the growing demand for more and cleaner energy for our customers around the world,” commented Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas and New Energies Director.
“Prelude FLNG combines human endeavour and ingenuity from across the globe and here in Australia. We are proud to work with our local communities, suppliers and partners to ensure its safe, reliable operations into the future,” added Zoe Yujnovich, Chairman Shell Australia.
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The Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility is an offshore development in a remote field approximately 475km north-north east of Broome in Western Australia. The Prelude FLNG facility will produce 3.6 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG, 1.3 mtpa of condensate and 0.4 mtpa of LPG. It is operated by Shell in joint venture with INPEX (17.5%), KOGAS (10%) and OPIC (5%).
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