North West Shelf

Experience counts. For more than 30 years, the North West Shelf has been delivering natural gas to customers in Australia and around the world.

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Key stats

37
years operating
5700+
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%


North West Shelf 2021 Community Development Report

We understand the importance of supporting strong local content, economic outcomes, positive social contribution impacts, and sustainable local supply chains that deliver benefits to our host communities.

During 2021, Woodside, as operator of the North West Shelf Project, continued to focus on safe and reliable operations and the delivery of community development outcomes.

A$1.9 billion
contributed to the Australian economy by the North West Shelf in 2021.

More than

A$4 million
invested by the North West Shelf Joint Venture in positive impacts and outcomes in the Pilbara in 2021 and over A$300 million across Western Australia since operations commenced in 1984.
545 Karratha-based employees
worked on Woodside-operated facilities in the City of Karratha in 2021, including the North West Shelf.
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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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