ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum have mutually agreed to move forward on the planned 15.6 Mtpa Golden Pass LNG Export Terminal. Construction will before the end of March 2019, with commercial operation ramping up in 2024. Golden Pass consists of three planned trains, each with a capacity of 5.2 Mtpa
The project will have capital costs of $10 billion and natural gas will be sourced via the Golden Pass Pipeline which is stated to interconnect with the following systems:
Golden Pass is 70% owned by Qatar Petroleum and 30% by Exxon. In April 2018, QP cited that their FID would be contingent on their chance to invest into Shale Gas, but it remains to be seen if that will be part of the recent decision.