Chevron signs up Kyushu Electric for Wheatstone

Chevron Corp. signed a 20-year sale and purchase agreement with Kyushu Electric Power Co. for the supply of as much as 700,000 tonnes/year of LNG from the Wheatstone LNG project offshore Western Australia.

Kyushu also will acquire 1.83% interest from Chevron’s equity in the Wheatstone field licences and a 1.46% interest in the Wheatstone project gas processing facilities, which are to be built at Ashburton North 12 km west of Onslow on the Western Australia coast.

When the equity participation volume is included, Kyushu will take delivery of 800,000 tpy of LNG from the project, which will produce a total of 8.9 million tpy of LNG from two processing trains. There will also be a domestic gas plant.

Kyushu Electric is also a long-term customer of the North West Shelf gas project.

Related Articles

Cedigaz: Global gas market growth slowed in 2013

05/06/2014 Global natural gas consumption rose by just 1.3% in 2013, down from an average of 2.8%/year in the previous decade, according to a recent report fr...

OGJ Newsletter


International news for oil and gas professionals

Australia emerging as top LNG supplier

05/05/2014 Australia will be a key player in the global trade in natural gas for several decades, at least. This influence is based on projects already operat...

NEB grants export licenses for two LNG projects


Canada’s National Energy Board has approved applications for 25-year natural gas export licenses for two proposed LNG export projects.

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!


Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected