HACKBERRY, La., Dec. 23, 2019 – Cameron LNG today announced that Train 2 has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Hackberry, La., liquefaction-export facility.

“Achievement of this major milestone for Train 2 demonstrates Cameron LNG employees and our EPC contractors working together with diligence and respect for safety,” said Farhad Ahrabi, CEO of Cameron LNG. “First LNG production is a major step towards completion of the Cameron LNG liquefaction project.”

Cameron LNG completed all major construction activities for Train 2 and began the commissioning and start-up process over the past few months. In November, 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. On August 19, Cameron LNG announced Train 1 of the liquefaction project began commercial operations.

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).