Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

APLNG Cargo Boost for Origin; Train 2 Not Exporting Just Yet but It's Getting Closer

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

APLNG Cargo Boost for Origin; Train 2 Not Exporting Just Yet but It's Getting Closer

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Byline: Campbell Gellie campbell.gellie@gladstone observer.com.au

THERE is gas running through the pipes of Train 2 at Australia Pacific Liquefied Natural Gas plant on Curtis Island but it is not being shipped yet.

The Origin Energy and ConocoPhillips-owned LNG plant is the last remaining facility on Curtis Island to get its second train online.

According to Australian Energy Market Operator the plant has been receiving more natural gas than needed -- believed to be about 850terajoules a day -- to service one train.

The market operator has APLNG receiving 1256Tj on Wednesday, 1101Tj yesterday and it is expected to receive 1107Tj today.

An APNLG spokeswoman confirmed the extra gas received at APLNG was a result of it flowing through the pipes of Train 2.

"We are currently in the commissioning and start-up phase of the second train and remain on track for this train to produce its first cargo of LNG in (the last quarter) of this calendar year," the spokeswoman said. …

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