The company said that the scope of work comprises of the development of the optimum design of the onshore LNG and condensate production and export facilities.

The Browse LNG development concept consists of three floating gas and liquids platforms and a central processing facility in shallower water.

The first phase of the Browse liquefaction facilities will be designed for 12 million metric tones per annum of LNG capacity

This facility will finally have the potential to deliver up to 25 million metric tones of LNG production capacity per annum.

Woodside awarded contracts to both CJV and another contractor to create a competitive environment for the development of the FEED contract.

Woodside will then award the engineering, procurement and construction management contract to either the Chiyoda joint venture, which also includes CB&I of the US and Saipem of Italy, or the other contractor.