BG ramps up Australia LNG production

BG Group has launched its second Australian LNG train after hitting a 1.5 million tonnes milestone.

BG confirmed it has started to load its first LNG onto a second production train at the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) facility in Australia.

The site, which has 32,000 tonnes of steel, 139,000 cubic metres of concrete, 1950 kilometres of electrical cable and 200 kilometres of piping, is on track to produce enough LNG to load 10 vessels per month combined, exporting around eight million tonnes per year.

To date the facility has shipped 27 separate cargoes.

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