BG starts operations from QCLNG Train 2 in Australia

BG Group PLC reported that commercial operations have started from Train 2 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant. QGC, BG’s Australian subsidiary, has also assumed control of Train 2 from Bechtel Australia, which built the facility.

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BG Group PLC reported that commercial operations have started from Train 2 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant. QGC, BG’s Australian subsidiary, has also assumed control of Train 2 from Bechtel Australia, which built the facility.

BG now has full control of both LNG trains and associated facilities at QCLNG. By mid-2016 the integrated project is expected to reach plateau production, producing enough LNG to load a combined ten vessels/month, which is equivalent to exporting 8 million tonnes/year.

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Since starting production in December 2014, 71 cargoes have been shipped, BG said.

Train 2 partners are BG, 97.5%, and Tokyo Gas, 2.5%.

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