Freeport LNG has achieved final commissioning on Train 1 of its liquefaction project on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas, following months of construction holdups.
American multinational engineering agency McDermott Worldwide together with its companions, Chiyoda International Corporation and Zachry Group, introduced that crews have introduced feed gas into Train 1 of the liquefied natural gas export terminal.
When operational, Train 1 will produce more than 5M metric tons/year of LNG, stated a joint press release.
“We’re extremely proud of the Freeport LNG project team for reaching this major milestone at this unique LNG production facility,” mentioned Mark Coscio, McDermott’s Senior Vice President for North, Central, and South America.
First of its kind in the US, with the largest electric motor pushed refrigeration compressors, the Freeport LNG facility will significantly enhance the vitality export capabilities we have now within the US, and McDermott is happy to be a part of its growth from the ground up. As soon as rain 1 is fully operational, it’s going to have the capacity to supply more than 5 million tonnes of LNG per year, Coscio added.
Zachry Group, because the joint venture lead, engaged McDermott for the Pre-FEED in 2011, adopted by FEED works to assist the early growth stage of the project as a one-stop-shop answer provider.
Later Chiyoda involved in the partnership and the joint staff supplied engineering, procurement, and facility construction in addition to commissioning and preliminary operations for the project. The project contains three pre-treatment trains, a liquefaction facility with three trains, a second loading berth, and a 165,000 m3 full containment LNG storage tank.