It was unclear whether Chevron would have to shut down two of its trains at the plant in Western Australia to complete the inspections and any potential repairs, Reuters reported.
Chevron said it received notices from the regulator about improvements for the Train 2 heat exchangers in addition to notices for trains 1 and 3, Reuters reported. The company also told the news service it was working with the agency on planning and making any necessary repairs.
Gorgon is 47.3% owned and operated by Chevron, according to the report. Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS-A,RDS-B) each own 25% while the remainder is owned by Japanese entities, Reuters reported.
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