The Burrup Hub could process more gas than the entire volume extracted from the North West Shelf since startup in 1984.

We propose to create a regional LNG hub on the Burrup Peninsula, where we have been safely and reliably operating for more than 40 years. To realise the Burrup Hub vision a number of activities are being advanced simultaneously: North West Shelf (NWS) Project Extension; the Pluto–Karratha Gas Plant (KGP) Interconnector; Scarborough and Pluto Train 2; Woodside Power and Browse.

Growth and opportunities
ACIL Allen Consulting has found that our proposed Burrup Hub growth projects support thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of investment.

Burrup Hub Environmental Approvals

We are committed to understanding and managing the environmental, cultural and social impacts and opportunities of our proposed Burrup Hub growth projects. In April 2020, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) accepted the Offshore Project Proposal (OPP) for Woodside’s Scarborough gas development.

See our interactive overview
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Ensuring that Karratha and surrounding communities continue to thrive
Niall Myles, Senior Vice President of the North West Shelf and Burrup Hub, outlines the benefits during the Annual Resource Overview at the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, November 2018.

Accommodating growth in Karratha

Economic modelling suggests that up to 460 additional local Karratha operations jobs will be created or sustained on average as a part of the A$40 billion Burrup Hub transformation. To be successful, we need to balance our residential focus with the use of fly-in-fly-out workers for construction, shutdowns and certain specialist projects.

Read about how we plan to do it
Pluto Train 2 Workforce Accommodation

Pluto Train 2 Workforce Accommodation

Woodside’s Pluto Train 2 FEED contractor Bechtel is planning to construct a 2,500-bedtemporary construction accommodation village (CAV) in Karratha for Bechtel’s Pluto Train 2 construction workforce.

For more information about the CAV proposal

Consultation Activities

As we prepare to enter a growth and construction phase, we are committed to continuing to engage transparently. We are investing in understanding and managing the environmental, cultural and social impacts and opportunities of our proposed activities. We are consulting with Traditional Owners and a wide range of stakeholders.

Consultation Activities
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Bold, simple and smart

As we look to upgrade the Pluto LNG and North West Shelf Project facilities to support our Burrup Hub vision, we have an opportunity to integrate advanced technologies and new ways of generating power that were not available when these plants were built.

Intelligent Assets & Robotics
Woodside acknowledges Indigenous people's connections to land, water and community. We pay our respects to ancestors and elders - past, present and emerging. We recognise the many contributions Indigenous people make to our business, as community members and employees.