The Seri Bakti left Gladstone on October 17.
The Seri Bakti left Gladstone on October 17. Paul Braven

First shipment of Curtis Island LNG arrives in South Korea

THE first shipment of 60,000 tonnes of LNG from the Santos GLNG plant in Gladstone arrived in South Korea's Pyongtaek port on Tuesday.

Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) owns 15% of the GLNG project, with other investors Santos, France's Total and Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).

The plant is expected to produce 7.8 million tonnes of LNG each year, which KOGAS and Petronas will bring in 3.5 million tonnes each, according to a KOGAS statement.

>> First LNG shipment left Curtis Island, bound for Korea

>> VIDEO: Premier speaks on Gladstone's milestone LNG shipment

>> Video: LNG cargo ship arrives at Curtis Island GLNG site

The LNG ship Seri Bakti left Santos' Curtis Island loading facility on October 17.



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