project in August when it sold its interest to Shell.
Chevron last week also revised up the costs for its Gorgon LNG export complex by $15 billion to $52 billion.
Woodside is scheduled to make a decision on whether to go forward with the James Price Point location by mid-2013.
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) is battling construction of a plant to process gas from the project along the Kimberley coastline, a remote and environmentally sensitive region in far northwestern Australia.
Environmentalists and some indigenous landowner groups want the gas piped to other locations, which they say could include areas around the existing North West Shelf gas hub further south.