DB Schenker secures A$500m contract

Kellogg Joint Venture, a consortium under contract of Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell, has awarded DB Schenker the contract to provide worldwide and national transport for the Gorgon Project, a major gas project in Australia.

The four-year contract covers the provision of integrated logistical services by DB Schenker and has a total volume of about A$500 million (€350m, Dh1.8bn).

The project has a total investment volume of €25 billion (Dh132.5bn) making it the biggest gas production undertaking in Australia, and currently one of the largest in the world.

According to estimates, the Gorgon field, which is located of the northwest coast of Australia, holds 40 trillion cubic metres of gas.

Plans call for a gas liquefaction plant to be built on Barrow Island to utilise the gas. DB Schenker will transport more than two million freight tonnes of module production plants in Asia and/or directly to Australia.

 

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