Total has announced that the first cargo of LNG from Ichthys LNG has left Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia, following the production start-up at the end of July.
Ichthys LNG will develop reserves of more than 3 billion boe located offshore Western Australia, including around 500 million bbls of condensate. At full capacity, the offshore facilities and the two-train onshore liquefaction plant will supply 8.9 million tpy of LNG and 1.65 million tpy of LPG, along with 100 000 bpd of condensate.
LNG is currently being produced from the first liquefaction train, with the second train expected to start up as well in the coming weeks.
Ichthys LNG is led by INPEX (operator, 62.245%) alongside major partner Total (30%) and the Australian subsidiaries of CPC Corp. Taiwan (2.625%), Tokyo Gas (1.575%), Osaka Gas (1.2%), Kansai Electric Power (1.2%), JERA (0.735%) and Toho Gas (0.42%).
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