Australian Government Approves Arrow's Proposed LNG Plant on Curtis Island

Arrow Energy Pty Ltd., an integrated energy company owned by Royal Dutch Shell plc and PetroChina Ltd. in a 50-50 joint venture, disclosed Wednesday that it warmly welcomed Federal Government approval of its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Curtis Island off Gladstone, in central Queensland, Australia.

The Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt made the announcement this afternoon.

The LNG plant, which gained State Government approval in September, is one of five developments under assessment or previously approved that together comprise the Arrow CSG-LNG project: 

  • Arrow LNG Plant – received State and Federal approval
  • Surat Gas Project – currently under Federal assessment
  • Arrow Surat Pipeline – approved in 2009
  • Bowen Gas Project – preparing supplementary report to the EIS
  • Arrow Bowen Pipeline – State approval granted, currently under Federal assessment


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