ENERGY giant Shell has confirmed issued with its giant floating liquid natural gas facility off the north-west coast.

In a statement dated 18 February, the company stated that “work continues to restore full operations on Prelude, our floating LNG facility in Australia”.

“Our focus remains on a facility that is safe, robust and reliable, and we are working to restart production with that in mind,” the company stated.

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“The shipping schedule has been proactively adjusted, with cargos temporarily suspended.”

Shell began shipping LNG from Prelude mid-last year.

The facility was built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea before being slowly shipped all the way to the Australian North-West Shelf.

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