Equus FLNG

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Equus FLNG Terminal is a proposed floating liquid natural gas (FLNG) terminal in Onslow, Western Australia, Australia.


The terminal would be offshore Onslow, Western Australia, Australia.

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Project details

  • Owner: Western Gas
  • Location: Onslow, Western Australia, Australia
  • Coordinates: -21.633333, 115.116667 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 2 million tonnes per year / 0.29 billion cubic feet per day
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Export
  • Start Year: 2024


In December 2018 Western Gas signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with McDermott and Baker Hughes to develop the Equus gas project offshore northwest Western Australia. The project includes a 2 mtpa floating LNG terminal, Equus FLNG, and the 160-km Equus Gas Pipeline.[1] The overall project costs are estimated to be between US$3 billion and US$4 billion.[2] In September 2019 Western Gas was reported to be seeking a partner for the project and appointed Goldman Sachs as an advisor.[3]

In April 2020, gasworld reported speculation that Western Gas was likely to delay the project due to LNG demand uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[4]

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