Gladstone exports rise again

LNG exports from Gladstone rose to 1.6 MMt in May according to the latest data from the Gladstone Ports Corporation.

Compared to last year’s May export volumes of 1.49 MMt, these figures represent a 13 per cent jump.

Exports from Gladstone’s three main LNG facilities – APLNG, GLNG and QCLNG – totalled 8.16 MMt during the January to May period.

APLNG is a joint venture between Origin Energy, ConocoPhillips and Sinopec, and is a two-train CSG-to-LNG project utilising Origin’s Queensland CSG reserves and resources.

Origin is the upstream CSG operator and is responsible for construction and operation of the project’s gas fields and main gas transmission pipeline. ConocoPhillips will be the downstream LNG operator and is responsible for the construction and operation of the project’s LNG facility.

GLNG is a joint venture between Santos (30 per cent) and PETRONAS (27.5 per cent), Total (27.5 per cent) and KOGAS (15 per cent).

QCLNG’s joint venture interests in Train 1 are BG Group (50 per cent) and CNOOC (50 per cent).

Train 2 participating interests are BG Group (97.50 per cent) and Tokyo Gas (2.5 per cent).

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