McDermott and Chiyoda Mark LNG Project Milestone

McDermott and Chiyoda Mark LNG Project Milestone
Cameron LNG loads the first commissioning cargo from Train 1 of the export project in Hackberry, La., on May 28, 2019. PHOTO SOURCE: Sempra Energy.

Joint venture partners McDermott International, Inc. and Chiyoda International Corp. have introduced pipeline feed gas into Train 2 at the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, La., McDermott reported Monday.

Introducing feed gas into the facility’s new liquefaction train marks Train 2’s entry into the final commissioning stage, McDermott explained in a written statement emailed to Rigzone. The Cameron LNG engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor added that the represents another 2019 milestone for Cameron LNG. Train 1 began commercial operation on Aug. 19, 2019, McDermott stated.

“Congratulations to the entire Cameron LNG project team who continues to make strides on this project and remains focused on providing stellar project delivery as we reach another notable milestone,” commented Mark Coscio, McDermott’s senior vice president for North, Central and South America.

Since 2014 McDermott and Chiyoda have provided EPC services for Cameron LNG. McDermott notes on its website the scope of work under the JV’s approximately $6 billion contract has included adding liquefaction and export facilities at the existing LNG regasification complex. The company added the Cameron LNG project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export of 12 million tonnes per annum, or approximately 1.7 billion cubic feet of gas per day.

Owners of Cameron LNG include affiliates of Sempra LNG LLC, Total, Mitsui and Co. Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment, LLC. Mitsubishi Corp. and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) jointly own the latter firm.

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