INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced that the commissioning of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Projectís (the Project) Central Processing Facility (Ichthys Explorer) required for production start-up has been completed.
This milestone marks the completion of the necessary commissioning of all key onshore and
offshore facilities for production start-up. The Project is scheduled to commence production
of gas from the wellhead upon conducting final safety verifications, and will thereafter
proceed with the shipment of cargoes towards the end of the first half* of the current fiscal
INPEX will continue to work toward the success of the Ichthys LNG Project with the
understanding and cooperation of all its stakeholders, including the projectís joint venture
partners, the local communities, the Australian federal government and the governments of
Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
The companyís forecasted consolidated financial results for the year ending March 2019,
which include the expected revenue contributions from the Project, remain unchanged.