CAMERON LNG ACHIEVES FIRST LNG PRODUCTION FROM TRAIN 1
HACKBERRY, La., May 14, 2019 – Cameron LNG today announced that Train 1 has
started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Hackberry, La., liquefaction-export
“The production of first LNG is the achievement of our dedicated employees
working with determination, diligence and respect for safety,” said Farhad Ahrabi, CEO
of Cameron LNG. “First production is a major milestone in the development of the
liquefaction project and our first commissioning cargo is in the very near future.”
Cameron LNG completed all major construction activities for Train 1 and began
the commissioning and start-up process in November 2018. Last month, the facility began
receiving gas flow for testing as it reached the final stage of the commissioning process.
Commercial operations will follow completion of performance testing and receipt of the
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorization to commence service.
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).