Woodside has awarded a contract to Bechtel to undertake front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Pluto Train 2 Project (Woodside 100%). The FEED work consists of actions required to finalise the prices and technical definition for the proposed second LNG practice on the Pluto LNG facility. The awarded contract additionally consists of an choice for Woodside to progress to a lump sum engineering, procurement and building contract for execute section actions. This choice is topic to, amongst different circumstances, a optimistic ultimate funding resolution (FID) being taken on the undertaking. Woodside CEO Peter Coleman stated the choice to enter FEED for the Pluto Train 2 Project is a major step in direction of progressing the Burrup Hub – a regional LNG manufacturing centre in northern Western Australia. “Our Burrup Hub imaginative and prescient is taking form as we work with Bechtel to progress the Pluto Train 2 Project, which is able to create a pathway for the globally cost-competitive improvement of Western Australian fuel sources,” he stated. The Pluto Train 2 Project will underpin Woodside’s most popular idea for the event of the 7.three Tcf (2C, 100%) Scarborough fuel useful resource (Woodside 75%). The undertaking will embrace a second LNG practice on the Pluto website with a focused capability of 5 Mtpa and set up of home fuel infrastructure. Woodside is concentrating on FID for the Pluto Train 2 Project in 2020 and prepared for start-up in 2024.
Pluto LNG processes fuel from the offshore Pluto and Xena fuel fields in Western Australia. Gas is piped by way of a 180 km trunkline to a single onshore LNG-processing practice. Pluto LNG is underpinned by 15-year gross sales agreements with Kansai Electric and Tokyo Gas, which every maintain a 5% curiosity within the undertaking. (Source: Woodside)
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