According to the statement, the full 2019 financial statements will be released on 13 February 2020.
Kitimat remains a world-class project, and Woodside will continue to actively evaluate opportunities for future development, including optimisation of gas supply into processing facilities. However, the company claims that the impairment reflects increased uncertainty, particularly in the timing of the development of the upstream Liard resource, following sustained depressed gas market conditions in Western Canada.
Calculation of the 2019 final dividend, which will also be announced on 13 February, will reportedly exclude the impact of this impairment on net profit after tax.
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