Shizuoka Gas Signs Heads of Agreement with INPEX CORPORATION 

for the Sale and Purchase of LNG


May 29,2014

Shizuoka Gas Company, Ltd. (Shizuoka Gas) today signed Heads of Agreement (HOA)with INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) for the sale and purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) produced from Prelude FLNG project (The Project) in Western Australia which INPEX is entitled to as the parent company of INPEX Oil & Gas Australia Pty Ltd. a holder of an equity interest of The Project.


Shizuoka Gas believes that The Project could contribute to the diversification of our supply sources and further enhancement of our security of supply.


A floating LNG (FLNG) is the project equipped with liquefaction natural gas facilities on the floating structure. The Project is the FLNG project being located in WA-44-L, approximately 475km north-northeast of Broome, off the coast of Western Australia, consisting of both Prelude and Concerto gas fields. In accordance with this HOA, Shizuoka Gas and INPEX will move forward with discussions to conclude this new agreement.


Shizuoka Gas, through the development and expansion of its natural gas markets, is committed to continued contribution to the local community’s prosperity and realization of a low carbon society.


 1. Gist of HOA




Shizuoka Gas Company, Ltd.

Contract Period

2017 to 2024 (8years)

Contract Quantity

Approx. 0.07 million tons per annum

Delivery Terms




Company Name



Akasaka Biz Tower 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN


April 3, 2006


Research, exploration, development, production and sales of oil, natural gas and other mineral resources, other related businesses and investment and lending to the companies engaged in these activities, etc.


 3. Production Volume of Prelude FLNG Project

Production Volume

LNG 3.6 million tons per annum

LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) 0.4 million tons per annum

Condensate 36,000 barrel per day