CAMERON LNG ACHIEVES FIRST LNG PRODUCTION FROM TRAIN 3
HACKBERRY, La., May 18, 2020 – Cameron LNG today announced that Train 3, the final train of its Hackberry, La., liquefaction-export facility has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG).
“Our Cameron LNG employees and EPC contractors working with focus and respect for safety is the reason we have achieved this important milestone,” said Farhad Ahrabi, CEO of Cameron LNG. “First LNG production from Train 3 is a major step towards completion of Phase 1 of the Cameron LNG liquefaction project.”
Cameron LNG completed all major construction activities for Train 3 and began the commissioning and start-up process over the past few months. In April, 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. Cameron LNG announced commercial operations for Train 1 in August 2019 and Train 2 in February 2020.
The Cameron LNG liquefaction-export Phase 1 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).