Recent news headlines on the LNG sector in Australia seem to be centered around its unsustainable rising costs, Douglas Westwood said in a report.
The Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG project continued to gain momentum in the first half of 2014, and remains on track for first gas in late 2016.
Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project, which is about 83 pct complete, remains on track for expected start-up in mid-2015.
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) President Paddy Crumlin has said that Barrow Island could be declared a Port of Convenience unless Chevron tempers its union-busting efforts in Australia’s offshore oil and gas sector.
After it recently sent a letter of concern regarding Freeport LNG environmental impact, EPA’s region 6 office in Dallas, voiced more concern to the FERC regarding two other LNG export terminal projects in Texas.