Final Investment Decision on Ichthys LNG Project

Posted 13 January 2012

INPEX CORPORATION and TOTAL today confirmed the Final Investment Decision on the US$34 billion Ichthys LNG Project.

INPEX Chairman Naoki Kuroda made the announcement in Darwin, the site of the onshore gas processing facilities which will be built to produce 8.4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per annum.

"The Ichthys FID announced today by INPEX and Total signals the start of construction of one of the world’s largest LNG facilities based on an estimated 40 years of gas and condensate reserves from the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia,” Mr Kuroda said.