Sempra Energy Subsidiary Port Arthur LNG And Bechtel Sign EPC Agreement
"Building new export infrastructure in the
Bechtel's Chairman and CEO
As part of the EPC contract,
The Port Arthur LNG development project is expected to initially include two liquefaction trains, two liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks, a marine berth and associated loading facilities and related infrastructure necessary to provide liquefaction services, with a nameplate capacity of approximately 13.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of LNG. The project site sits on nearly 3,000 acres of land along three miles of the
"Port Arthur LNG plays an important role in Sempra's goal of becoming one of
In January, Sempra LNG signed an Interim Project Participation Agreement (IPPA) with
The Port Arthur LNG development project received authorization from the
It is estimated that the proposed project will create a craft workforce on site that peaks at about 5,000 construction jobs, as well as several hundred additional
Development of the Port Arthur LNG project is contingent upon obtaining additional customer commitments, completing the required commercial agreements, securing all necessary permits, obtaining financing, incentives and other factors, and reaching a final investment decision.
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