NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer

THE North West Shelf Venture has executed an agreement with Japan's Osaka Gas to supply an additional 500,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas per annum over a six-year period starting from April 2009.
NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer NWS sells more gas to Japanese customer

The sales and purchase agreement follows a heads of agreement signed between the two parties on December 21, 2006.

The deal lifts the Woodside-led JV's LNG sales to about 1.5MMtpa after 2009.

Osaka Gas has been a major customer of the NWSV since 1989.

The six equal partners in the NWSV are Woodside Petroleum, BHP Billiton, BP, Chevron, Japan Australia LNG and Royal Dutch Shell.

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