Cameron LNG starts commissioning third train

The Sempra Energy-led Cameron LNG project has started commissioning the third liquefaction train at its export plant in Louisiana.

Cameron LNG began introducing feed gas to the third train on Wednesday, according to a Sempra statement.

This also marks the final commissioning stage for the first phase of the LNG export facility worth about $10 billion.

Cameron LNG received approval from the US FERC on April 21 allowing the introduction of pipeline feed gas to the third unit.

Sempra espects third Cameron LNG train to start commercial operations in the third quarter of this year.

The first phase of the Cameron LNG project includes three trains that will enable the export of about 12 mtpa.

Cameron LNG launched commercial operations at the second train in February this year. The facility’s first train started operations in August 2019.

According to Sempra, the facility has shipped 58 LNG cargoes since the launch of the first train.

Cameron LNG is a venture consisting of affiliates of Sempra, Total, Mitsui & Co and Japan LNG Investment, a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corp and NYK.

Sempra indirectly holds 50.2 percent of Cameron.

McDermott International and Chiyoda are the lead contractors at the LNG export project.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

Golden Pass LNG contractor Zachry files for bankruptcy

US construction company Zachry said on Tuesday it has filed for bankruptcy, initiating a structured exit from the Golden...

Kinder Morgan secures more time for Gulf LNG export project

US energy company Kinder Morgan and its partners have secured more time from the US FERC to add liquefaction...

Hoegh LNG: commissioning of Brazilian FSRU completed

Commissioning of the FSRU Hoegh Giant which serves Cosan's LNG import terminal in Brazil's port of Santos has been...

More News Like This

Sempra says ECA LNG export project more than 80 percent complete

US LNG exporter Sempra said that construction of the first phase of its Energía Costa Azul LNG export project...

Sempra updates on Port Arthur LNG work

US LNG exporter Sempra and compatriot engineering and construction firm Bechtel are moving forward with construction on the first...

Tokyo Gas, Mitsui deliver US bio-LNG to Japan

Japan's city gas supplier and LNG importer, Tokyo Gas, and compatriot trading house Mitsui & Co joined forces to...

CEO: Aramco in talks to invest more in LNG

Energy behemoth Aramco is in talks to further invest in liquefied natural gas, including in US LNG projects, according...