Latest Prelude news
Keep updated on the latest news on the Prelude project here.
Jul 16, 2019
In Broome, Western Australia Shell Australia held an event to celebrate and thank local community and business partners, who support Shell’s Prelude operations.
Jun 11, 2019
Shell, along with its Joint Venture Partners INPEX, KOGAS and OPIC, today announced that the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas has sailed from Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility located 475kms North East of Broome in Western Australia. This shipment will be delivered by the Valencia Knutsen to customers in Asia.
Dec 25, 2018
Shell today announced that the wells have been opened at its Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility located 475km north-north east of Broome in Western Australia.
Nov 27, 2018
Shell Australia welcomes Rob Jager to Perth as the new VP Prelude, taking the reins from David Bird who will be finishing his assignment on 30 November 2018.
Nov 20, 2018
Shell’s event in Broome this year took place at the Mangrove Hotel with drinks and music with community members, key contractors and Shell representatives.
Nov 14, 2018
Shell Australia and Nyamba Buru Yawuru have joined forces to launch a new program called ‘Warrmijala Murrgurlayi’, which means, ‘for you to rise up for work’. The purpose is to deliver significant opportunities to the Indigenous community of Broome, including the creation of local jobs.
Nov 02, 2018
See some of the local opportunities coming up on Prelude FLNG.
Oct 03, 2018
Shell Australia is pleased to launch the fourth Prelude to the Future apprenticeship training scheme in Darwin, delivered in partnership with the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation, GTNT and Charles Darwin University.
Jul 24, 2018
See some of the local opportunities coming up on Prelude FLNG in the second half of 2018.
Jun 08, 2018
Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility reached a significant milestone, with gas introduced onboard. The Gallina, an LNG Carrier from Singapore, carried out the import.
Rusca Environmental Solutions and Shell Australia awarded Supplier Diversity Partnership of the Year
Jun 05, 2018
On 23 May, Rusca Environmental Solutions and Shell Australia were awarded the Supplier Diversity Partnership of the Year at the 2018 Supplier Diversity Awards.
May 04, 2018
See some of the local opportunities coming up on Prelude FLNG in the next six months.
Feb 28, 2018
Shreya spent her summer with Shell as an intern before returning to UWA to complete her final year of Chemical Engineering.
Nov 20, 2017
Prelude’s arrival in Australian waters this year signalled a shift in focus for the Prelude project. We moved from construction into hook-up and commissioning, and offshored more than 1500 people to carry out the complex task of mooring Prelude to its home for the next 25 years.
Nov 17, 2017
After working in Geoje, South Korea, on the construction of the Prelude FLNG facility, the Australian Operations Team are now working on the facility offshore. We hear from Lead Production Technician Jeremy Walker on what life is like now Prelude is on location.
Nov 03, 2017
Vocus recently announced the successful connection of its high-speed fibre-optic North-West Cable System (“NWCS”), to the INPEX Ichthys LNG Project and Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility located off the north-west coast of Australia.
Sep 01, 2017
Mollie O’Connor, a Contract Specialist at Shell Australia, visited Broome’s high schools earlier in the year as part of the Work Inspirations Program, run by Shell Australia and INPEX. Mollie provided students with real-life insight into opportunities in the oil and gas sector.
Shell extends a warm welcome to Professor Phil Watson as the new Shell Chair in Offshore Engineering
Aug 29, 2017
The University of Western Australia (UWA) recently announced the appointment of Professor Phil Watson to the role of Shell Chair in Offshore Engineering, one of four academic positions that Shell supports. Professor Watson succeeds David White, who is taking up a new position at the University of Southampton.
Jul 25, 2017
Shell Australia today confirmed that its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters.
Jun 29, 2017
Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility left the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea this morning, marking a significant milestone for the project.
Mar 10, 2017
At HR Wallingford in Fremantle, a state of the art simulation centre has brought together the team responsible for towing the Prelude FLNG facility from Geoje in south Korea and positioning it at the remote Prelude gas field in the East Browse Basin, 200 kilometres off the coast of Western Australia.
Dec 09, 2016
The Prelude FLNG Environment Plan was accepted on the 9th December 2016
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Shell has developed a revolutionary floating liquefied natural gas facility, Prelude, to access offshore gas fields otherwise too costly or difficult to develop.