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Freeport LNG Train 3 reaches final commissioning stage

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McDermott International, Inc., alongside its joint venture partners, Chiyoda International Corp. and Zachry Group, has announced that Train 3 of the Freeport LNG project on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas, has reached the final commissioning stage.

According to the statement, this includes the introduction of feed gas into Train 3 of the liquefaction export facility.

This is a major milestone for the Freeport LNG project as the team works to complete the final train for the project. The facility features the largest electric motor-driven refrigeration compressors within the US.

Mark Coscio, McDermott’s Senior Vice President for North, Central and South America, said: “Congratulations to the entire team for upholding the high safety and quality standards for which we're known.

“We have achieved substantial completion for Trains 1 and 2, and now focus on delivering Train 3 as it transitions from construction phase to startup.”

The project scope includes three pretreatment trains, a liquefaction facility with three trains, a second loading berth and a 165 000 m3 full containment LNG storage tank. It is on schedule to commence initial LNG production in 1Q20.

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