Inside Prelude FLNG

Prelude FLNG in numbers

The Prelude FLNG facility produces natural gas off the coast of Australia.

Prelude FLNG – video gallery

Watch the videos of the Prelude FLNG facility, from design development to construction.

Key facts

Location: Browse Basin, Australia

Depth: ~250 metres

Category: Floating liquefied natural gas

Interest: Shell 67.5%, INPEX 17.5%, CPC 5%, KOGAS 10%

Fields: Prelude and potentially other Shell natural gas assets in the region

FLNG facility production capacity: At least 5.3 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of liquids: 3.6 mtpa of LNG, 1.3 mtpa of condensate and 0.4 mtpa of liquefied petroleum gas

Related press releases 

June 11, 2019 First LNG Cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

June 8, 2018, Hydrocarbons introduced to Prelude for the first time

December 25, 2018 Prelude starts production

December 20, 2017, Prelude in position

July 25, 2017, Prelude arrives in Australia - a new era for the LNG industry

June 29, 2017, Prelude FLNG begins its journey to Australia

May 8, 2013, Shell lays keel for world's first floating LNG project

October 18, 2012, Major construction begins on the Prelude FLNG project - the world's biggest offshore floating facility

May 20, 2011, Shell decides to move forward with groundbreaking Floating LNG

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