First LNG Cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

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.

Prelude starts production

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.

Shell Australia welcomes new VP Prelude

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.

Good to see you Broome

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.

Warrmijala Murrgurlayi

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.

Prelude in Position

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.

Meet Jeremy Walker, Lead Production Technician on Prelude

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.

Prelude’s fibre optic cable is now connected

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.

Mooring Prelude

Oct 02, 2017

After a journey of nearly 6000 kms, Prelude FLNG has arrived in Australia where it will produce liquefied natural gas for the next 25 years. But first the project team must moor the largest floating facility ever built. Watch the latest Prelude video here.

Practice makes perfect

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.

An Australian in Geoje

Meet Michelle Taye, an Australian Process Engineer working in Geoje. We asked Michelle a few questions about her role and life in Geoje.

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Prelude FLNG

Shell has developed a revolutionary floating liquefied natural gas facility, Prelude, to access offshore gas fields otherwise too costly or difficult to develop.