Prelude FLNG

The Prelude FLNG project has received all necessary environmental approvals for construction, commissioning and operations:

  • Under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, the Prelude FLNG project received environmental approval on the 12th November 2010
  • In September 2015 this approval was revised and consolidated and this update can be found on EPBC Act – Public notices website 
  • Under the Offshore Petroleum Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, Shell Australia received acceptance from the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) for its Environment Plan prior to the commencement of installation, hook-up and commissioning activities. A summary of the Prelude FLNG Environment Plan can also be found on the NOPSEMA website

For more details, please see links below.