Bechtel Corporation and Cheniere Energy have accomplished the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) commissioning cargo from Train 2 on the Corpus Christi Liquefaction (CCL) export terminal in Texas, U.S.
A joint press release from the corporations mentioned that via the partnership they have now delivered seven LNG trains at two websites on the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2015.
“We are happy to have achieved one other key milestone, LNG First Cargo, on the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Train 2, as a part of the Commissioning and Start-up course of. That is the results of thoughtful planning and execution, and wonderful teamwork with Bechtel,” mentioned David Craft, Cheniere’s Senior Vice President of Engineering and Construction.
“Collectively we are going to proceed to work in the direction of reaching different milestones for the Corpus Christi facility, together with completion of Train 2 later this year and Train 3 in 2021,” David added.
“The collaboration between Cheniere and Bechtel has been crucial in delivering success on these projects,” stated Darren Mort, Bechtel’s LNG general manager. “This milestone reveals as soon as once more that our built-in, direct-hire EPC model and our philosophy of ’design it as soon as and construct it many instances’ means lower cost, shorter supply schedules, and more abundant certainty of the end result for our customers.”
Since 2015, Bechtel has delivered an unprecedented 15 large-scale LNG production trains for patrons all over the world, together with eight trains in Australia. Bechtel-delivered services account for roughly one-third of the worldwide LNG capacity, supplying about 61 million tonnes of LNG every year, or sufficient energy to power more than 85 million homes.