Cheniere’s Corpus Christi LNG nears halfway mark

Cheniere's Corpus Christi LNG nears halfway mark (Gallery)
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Cheniere’s second liquefaction and export project, Corpus Christi, located on the U.S. Gulf Coast has reached 47.1 percent completion.

According to the latest monthly report by Cheniere, engineering has progressed to 99.7 percent, procurement has progressed to 64.1 percent, while Bechtel’s direct hire construction through November was 18.5 percent.

During the month of November, the erection of structural steel, setting of the mechanical equipment, installation of aboveground pipe, cable tray and the amine underground pipe and firewater pipe continued at the Train 1.

Concrete placement was completed in the hot oil surge drum and sump, compressor substation piperack, HVAC North foundation, amine storage and thermal oxidizer and amine regen and acid gas removal area.

One of the milestones during November was the raising of the roof of the LNG storage tank C while the construction of bearing ring continued on the LNG tank A.

LNG Tank C COmpleted roof raise

In the marine area, drilling and placing shafts at the east jetty continued as well as the concrete placement at the jetty’s columns and trestles.

Activities planned for the month of December 2016 are on track, Cheniere said in the report.


LNG World News Staff

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