Crux Gas Pipeline

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Crux Gas Pipeline is a proposed gas pipeline in Australia.[1]


The pipeline is proposed to run from the Crux gas field in the Browse Basin offshore northwest Australia to near Broome, Western Australia, where it would end at the Prelude FLNG Terminal.[1]

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Project details

  • Operator: Royal Dutch Shell[1]
  • Parent company: Royal Dutch Shell (82%), Seven Group Holdings (15%), Osaka Gas Holdings (3%)[1]
  • Length: 165 kilometers[2]
  • Diameter: 26 inches[3]
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Financing: FID slated for 2021[2]
  • Associated infrastructure: Prelude FLNG Terminal


A final investment decision was expected to be made in 2020[1], but Shell delayed this in April 2020[2] due to weaker global LNG demand and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Crux Project, Offshore Technology, accessed Aug. 18, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kevin Morrison, Australian regulator okays Shells Crux gas field plan, Argus Media, Aug. 6, 2020, accessed Aug. 18, 2021.
  3. Kelvin Sam, Shell to re-tender for Crux deck around mid-2021, Connect Upstream Insight, May 5, 2021, accessed Aug. 18, 2021.

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