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Gorgon LNG temporarily shuts down

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According to Reuters, the Gorgon LNG project in Australia is currently undergoing restart activities, following a temporary shutdown.

Reportedly, the facility was shut down as part of a brief and unplanned outage, and led to the delay, but not the cancellation of, a small number of shipments.

Cam Van Ast, a spokesman for Chevron, said: “Production on Gorgon LNG Train 1 was temporarily halted for minor maintenance.

“Train 2 production is unaffected and continues to ramp up.”

The Gorgon project is located on Barrow Island, located approximately 60 km off of the northwest coast of Western Australia. The LNG facility features three processing units designed to produce 15.6 million tpy of LNG.

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