Santos GLNG

Located in the western Bowen Basin, onshore eastern Queensland.


Santos GLNG is led by Santos, in partnership with three of the world’s leading energy companies – Santos (30%) PETRONAS from Malaysia, Total  from France, and KOGAS from South Korea.

First Production

First production of LNG was announced on 24 September 2015. The first shipment of LNG left Curtis Island on 16 October 2015 and was delivered in South Korea on 28 October 2015.

About the Development

Sanctioned in January 2011, GLNG includes the development of CSG resources in the Bowen and Surat Basins in south-east Queensland, construction of a 420-kilometre underground gas transmission pipeline to Gladstone, and two LNG trains with a combined nameplate capacity of 7.8 mtpa on Curtis Island.

GLNG has sales and purchase agreements with PETRONAS and KOGAS for 7.2 million tonnes per annum of LNG in aggregate.

In 2015, Santos' share of production was 5.7 PJ of sales gas to LNG and 4.7 PJ of gas sold in domestic markets. A total of 7 cargoes were shipped from GLNG in 2015.

Video: What does first cargo mean to Santos GLNG employees?

GLNG is the largest project Santos has ever undertaken.

View our footage of the Santos GLNG project under construction and what first cargo means to Santos GLNG employees who have worked on the project.