Chevron Australia markets and sells natural gas into the Western Australian domestic gas market for industrial, commercial and household use.
The North West Shelf Venture (NWSV), located on the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia, began supplying domestic gas in 1984 and currently supplies about 70 per cent of the state’s needs.
The Gorgon Project, located on Barrow Island in Western Australia, includes a domestic gas plant capable of producing 300 terajoules of domestic gas per day, increasing the state’s supply by about 30 per cent. Domestic gas from the Gorgon Project is scheduled to come on stream in 2015.
The Wheatstone Project, near Onslow in Western Australia, scheduled for Final Investment Decision in 2011, currently includes scope for a domestic gas plant.