However, a company's spokesperson couldn't give further information on the negative effects the shut down had for the facility.

Specifically, concerning the shutdown, there were allegations that the mechanical issue was likely due to a heat wave sweeping across Australia. Yet, it was not officially confirmed by Chevron.

Gorgon LNG facility is capable of producing 15.6 million mt/year from its three trains.

The project is operated by Chevron that owns a 47.3% stake, while other shareholders are ExxonMobil holds 25%, Shell 25%, Osaka Gas 1.25%, Tokyo Gas 1% and Chubu Electric Power 0.417%.