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January 5, 2022

Greater Gorgon Power Project, Australia

By Carmen

Greater Gorgon Power Project is a 584.5MW gas fired power project. It is located in Western Australia, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 584.5 584.5 Active Western Australia, Australia Chevron Australia; Chubu Electric Power; ExxonMobil Australia; Osaka Gas Australia; Shell Development (Australia); Tokyo Gas Australia


The project was developed by Chevron Australia, Chubu Electric Power, ExxonMobil Australia, Osaka Gas Australia, Shell Development (Australia) and Tokyo Gas Australia. Chevron Australia, ExxonMobil Australia, Shell Development (Australia), Osaka Gas Australia, Tokyo Gas Australia and JERA are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 47.33%, 25%, 25%, 1.25%, 1% and 0.42% respectively.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2015.

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Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 5 units of Frame 9 turbines, each with 116.9MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Greater Gorgon Power Project (Greater Gorgon Power Project Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Greater Gorgon Power Project (Greater Gorgon Power Project Unit II).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Greater Gorgon Power Project (Greater Gorgon Power Project Unit III).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Greater Gorgon Power Project (Greater Gorgon Power Project Unit IV).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Greater Gorgon Power Project (Greater Gorgon Power Project Unit V).

About Chevron Australia

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (Chevron Australia) an oil and gas exploration company which conducts developmental projects such as a liquefied natural gas and domestic gas joint ventures, and exploration program based on offshore interests. The company is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

About Chubu Electric Power

Chubu Electric Power Co Inc (Chubu) is an energy utility. It generates and procures electricity and offers electric network related services. The company produces electricity using the hydro, thermal, nuclear and renewable sources. Chubu has interests in upstream and midstream energy fields, and electricity generation projects in overseas. It also offers comprehensive energy services in gas and power fields. The company has regional offices in Nagoya, Gifu, Mie, Nagano, Okazaki, Tokyo and Shizuoka in Japan; and overseas offices in the US, the UK and Qatar. Chubu is headquartered in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

About ExxonMobil Australia

ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd (ExxonMobil), a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp explores and produces oil and gas. The company offers automotive fuels, including petrol, diesel fuel, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), heating oils and kerosene; aviation products, which include jet fuels and aviation lubricants; and various industrial lubricants, lubrication services, and material safety data sheets. It also refines, markets and transports petroleum products. The company has operations in Australia. ExxonMobil is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About Osaka Gas Australia

Osaka Gas Australia Pty Ltd (Osaka Gas Australia) a subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co Ltd, is an oil and gas company that offers oilfield investment and development services. The company operates its upstream energy assets in Papua New Guinea, Oman, and Australia. Its upstream oil and gas projects include Sunrise, Evans Shoal in Timor sea, Gorgon in Carnarvon Basin, Crux and Ichthys in Browse Basin and others. Osaka Gas Australia’s LNG projects comprise Gorgon, Crux, Ichthys and Qalhat LNG located in Australia, PNG, and Oman. Osaka Gas Australia is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

About Shell Development (Australia)

Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd (SDA), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is an oil and gas company that offers exploration, refining, supplying and marketing of oil and gas products. The company discovers, develops and supplies liquefied natural gas, condensates and liquefied petroleum gas to overseas markets and natural gas to domestic customers. It also provides piston engine oils, aviation fuels, and greases to the commercial and general aviation markets. SDA’s projects include Prelude floating LNG Project and North West Shelf LNG project. The company serves aviation, oil and gas, marine, lubricants and petrochemical sectors. It has operations throughout Australia. SDA is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

About Tokyo Gas Australia

Tokyo Gas Australia Pty Ltd. (Tokyo Gas Australia) is an oil and gas company. It undertakes LNG projects across Australia. The projects include The Ichthys LNG, Bayu-Undan & Darwin LNG, Pluto LNG, Gorgon LNG and Queensland Curtis LNG. It operates as a subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd. Tokyo Gas Australia is headquartered in Perth, Australia.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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