Worsley Alumina buying Chevron’s offshore gas

Following the agreement to buy gas from Woodside in Australia on Wednesday, Worsley Alumina JV has also reached a deal to buy gas sourced from Chevron’s offshore Australia fields.

Chevron on Thursday said it had signed a gas agreement with the South32-operated Worsley Alumina Joint Venture for the delivery of natural gas from Chevron Australia’s gas portfolio across the Wheatstone, Gorgon and North West Shelf offshore facilities.

Starting mid-2019, Chevron will supply approximately 60 petajoules of equity domestic gas over the term of the agreement for the operation of the Worsley Alumina Refinery, Chevron said. As previously reported, Worsley Alumina will buy 40 PJ of pipeline gas from Woodside, as well.

The Worsley Alumina Joint Venture consists of South32 (86% and operator), Japan Alumina Associates (10%) and Sojitz (4%).

Commenting on the gas sales deal, Chevron Australia Managing Director Al Williams said: “Natural gas is playing a substantial role as a cleaner alternative for local customers while supporting jobs and strengthening the economy… We are working to increase the supply of natural gas into Australia and international energy markets to help realize the objective of affordable solutions to delivering additional energy the world needs while reducing emissions globally.”

Chevron-operated Gorgon and Wheatstone offshore gas fields have been supplying the Western Australian market since late 2016, and March 2019, respectively.

According to Chevron, at full capacity, the Gorgon and Wheatstone plants will be able to produce 50 percent of Western Australia’s current domestic gas supply.


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