Construction begins for Shell FLNG facility in Australia
Prelude gas field project is progressing at rapid pace, with first LNG production expected by 2017
The Technip Samsung consortium (TSC) has begun construction
of the first floating liquefied natural
gas (FLNG) project in the world, to be located at
Shells 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
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