Chevron brings Gorgon into production

Chevron has started producing LNG and condensate at the Gorgon Project on Barrow Island offshore Western Australia. The first LNG cargo is expected to be shipped next week. The Gorgon Project is supplied from the Gorgon and Jansz-Io gas fields, located within the Greater Gorgon area, between 80 mi (130 km) and 136 mi (220 km) off the northwest coast of Western Australia. It includes a 15.6 million ton per annum LNG plant on Barrow Island, a carbon dioxide injection project, and a domestic gas plant with the capacity to supply 300 terajoules of gas per day to Western Australia. Chairman and CEO John Watson said: