GLNG is an unincorporated joint venture established by the GLNG Joint Venture Agreement dated 13 January 2011, involving four Project Participants being Santos, Petronas, TotalEnergies and KOGAS.

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OPL is the incorporated operator of the LNG Plant and the transmission pipelines, and as agent, administers the long-term foundation LNG Sales and Purchase Agreements with Kogas and Petronas. OPL administers all commercial aspects of GLNG.


Santos is the operator of the upstream acreage in Fairview, Roma, Arcadia and Scotia including the wells, the gathering systems and the gas processing hubs.


Construction of the facility commenced in 2011 and it was commissioned in 2015. The plant has a design capacity of 7.8 million tonnes of LNG per year, which is around 10 per cent of Australia’s LNG capacity.


Throughout construction, over 6000 jobs were created and billions of dollars were injected into the Queensland economy through spending with local suppliers and businesses.

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Santos GLNG has a 90 per cent local residential workforce directly employing more than 120 people from the Gladstone region.


Through a range of training and development programs, we have created pathways for regional Queenslanders into all facets of the business. We have nine trainees and apprentices, three of whom are part of an Indigenous Pathways Program delivered in partnership with Programmed Skilled Workforce.

Over $30 million spent every year on local goods, services, rates and taxes

Additional $10.5 million spent on local procurement and wages in 2021 for maintenance activities

Since the GLNG project was sanctioned in 2011 – almost 300 million in royalties paid to the Queensland Government.

More than $200 million in social infrastructure and community sponsorship.