CAMERON LNG BEGINS PIPELINE FEED GAS FLOW FOR FINAL COMMISSIONING STEPS
HACKBERRY, La., April 15, 2019 – Cameron LNG began pipeline feed gas flow today in preparation of starting up Train 1 and commencing liquefied natural gas (LNG) production at its Hackberry, La., liquefaction-export project.
“This is a significant milestone for the company and is the culmination of four-and-a-half-years of hard work and dedication by all our employees and stakeholders,” said Farhad Ahrabi, CEO of Cameron LNG. “The introduction of feed gas will allow our teams to do test runs before we begin making LNG to ship to global markets.”
The process to commission Cameron LNG began in late 2018 and includes testing of all support systems, combustion turbines and compressors, as well as the delivery of feed gas from the transmission pipeline and production of first LNG. The commissioning process is closely monitored by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC granted authorization for the introduction of feed gas on Friday, April 5, as the final commissioning step for Train 1.
The Cameron LNG liquefaction-export project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export of 12 million tonnes per annum of LNG, or approximately 1.7 billion cubic feet per day.
Cameron LNG is jointly owned by affiliates of Sempra LNG, Total, Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).
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