A state government inquiry into the use of floating liquid natural gas (FLNG) technology has concluded it will not confer significant economic advantage for the Browse LNG Project located off Western Australia's Kimberley coast.

The Western Australian government’s economic and industry standing committee said the return on investment achieved via the use of FLNG would be between 12.5 to 13 per cent, conferring an edge of as little as one percentage point compared to the 11.5 percent ROI for onshore processing. Fran Logan, deputy…