Chevron’s Australian subsidiaries have signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with ENN LNG Trading Company Limited (ENN) for delivery of LNG to China from the Chevron-operated Gorgon natural gas project in Australia. When the deal is finalized, ENN is expected to receive up to 0.5 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG over 10 years, with deliveries starting in 2018 or the first half of 2019.
The Gorgon Project combines the development of the Gorgon Field and the nearby Jansz-Io Field. Facilities being built on Barrow Island include an LNG facility with three processing units capable of producing 15.6 mtpa of LNG, a carbon dioxide injection project and a domestic gas plant.
Chevron’s subsidiaries in Australia are also developing the Wheatstone Project as an LNG and domestic gas operation near Onslow, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The project’s initial capacity is expected to be 8.9 mtpa of LNG.