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Construction begins for Shell FLNG facility in Australia

08.01.2011  |  DuBose, Ben ,  Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Prelude gas field project is progressing at rapid pace, with first LNG production expected by 2017

Keywords: [construction] [FLNG] [consortium] [natural gas] [land-based plant] [liquefaction] [offshore]

The Technip Samsung consortium (TSC) has begun construction of the first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project in the world, to be located at Shell’s Prelude gas field off the northwest coast of Australia (Fig. 1). TSC is providing engineering, procurement, construction and installation for the FLNG facility, according to officials from Shell who gave the go-ahead for the consortium to begin work.


  Fig. 1. Shell graphic of completed Prelude
  FLNG project.

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