Shell Resumes Shipping LNG from Prelude after Four-month Shutdown

The four-month shutdown was just the latest setback that Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility off northwest Australia has faced since its delayed start-up in 2019.

Sonali Paul, Reuters

Shell Plc said on April 11 it has resumed shipping LNG from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure.

A cargo completed loading and left the site the night of April 10, a Shell spokesperson said, declining to disclose the destination.

“Our focus at Prelude remains on the long-term and delivering safe, sustained and reliable performance into the future,” Shell said in a statement.

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