Air Products signs deal with Chevron for Australia LNG project

21 January 2010 22:37  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Air Products has signed an agreement with Chevron Australia to supply its liquefied natural gas (LNG) process technology and equipment for three process trains at Chevron's Gorgon Project located offshore of Western Australia, the US industrial gases major said on Thursday.

The three trains will have the capacity to produce 15m tons/year of LNG. Production is scheduled to begin in 2014.

Financial terms were not revealed.

The Gorgon Project is operated by the Australian subsidiary of Chevron (47%) in a joint venture including the Australian subsidiaries of Shell (25%) and ExxonMobil (25%).

The Gorgon gas fields are Australia’s largest-known gas resource and are estimated to contain about 40 trillion cubic feet of gas.

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