The Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project is one of the world’s largest LNG producers.

The North West Shelf (NWS) Project supplies oil and gas to Australian and international markets from huge offshore gas, oil and condensate fields in the Carnarvon Basin, off the north-west coast of Australia. It is also the largest producer of domestic gas for Western Australia.

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The NWS Project forms part of our outstanding base business.

Accounting for more than one third of Australia’s oil and gas production, the NWS Project is a joint venture between six major international companies.

Key stats

35
years operating
5000+
LNG cargoes since 1989
A$34 BILLION
investment

Participating interests

ParticipantInterest
Woodside (operator)16.67%
BHP Billiton Petroleum (North West Shelf) Pty Ltd16.67%
BP Developments Australia Pty Ltd16.67%
Chevron Australia Pty Ltd   16.67%
Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Pty Ltd16.67%
Shell Australia Pty Ltd16.67%

NWS assets

Woodside Photography 2018 - On Site-23 [Image by Jarrad Seng]

NWS Venture signs preliminary agreements to process third-party gas

Woodside CEO Peter Coleman said the preliminary agreements were a key step toward the realisation of the Burrup Hub concept, which will extend the operating life of the NWS Project’s Karratha Gas Plant for decades beyond 2025.

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Investing in host communities
Since 2009, Woodside has invested more than A $19.4 million on behalf of the North West Shelf Project and Pluto LNG in the City of Karratha, collaborating with government on ten community infrastructure projects that improve amenity, child care, health and education.
Burrup Hub enquiries
Phone:

1800 442 977

Pilbara enquiries
Phone:

1800 634 988

Fax:

61 8 9158 8000

Street Address:

Level 3, 24 Sharpe Avenue
Karratha WA 6714
Australia

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