The Prelude floating LNG production facility off the coast of Australia has resumed production and exports, operator Shell said today. Operations at the project were halted earlier this year due to a dispute between the company and workers that led to industrial action. Following weeks of negotiations, the two parties managed to strike a deal last month and end the suspension of operations at the facility. “The enterprise agreement has now been supported by a majority of employees in a formal vote and is expected to come into effect in early October 2022,” Shell said, as quoted by Reuters. The Prelude project has an export capacity of 3.6 million tons of liquefied natural gas annually, as well as 1.3 million tons of condensate and 400,000 tons of liquefied petroleum gas. It began production in December 2018 and the first LNG was shipped from the facility a year later. The […]