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Kiewit awarded EPC contract for Calcasieu Pass LNG project

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Venture Global LNG Inc. and Kiewit have jointly announced that Kiewit has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Calcasieu Pass LNG export project currently being developed in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, US.

Under the terms of the contract, Kiewit Louisiana Co. will design, engineer, construct, commission, test and guarantee the facility, with completion expected in 2022. The facility has a nameplate capacity of 10 million tpy.

Bob Pender, Co-CEO, said: “We are thrilled to partner with one of North America's leading contractors for our Calcasieu Pass project. The Kiewit team brings decades of construction experience, an unparalleled safety record, and on-time, on-budget execution of major infrastructure projects, including the Cove Point LNG export project in Lusby, Maryland. This partnership supports the continued timely execution of our strategy.”

Mike Sabel, Co-CEO, added: “Kiewit is equally committed to our strategy of realising the highest quality at the lowest achievable cost. They drive not only to execute but to continually improve and optimise their approach. Finalising this contract, which meets our budget, schedule, and finance requirements, is one of the most important milestones to date for our company and the culmination of our development plans.”

Bruce Grewcock, Kiewit Chairman and CEO, said: “We are very pleased to be partnering with Venture Global LNG on this important EPC project. With outstanding commitment and talent, working together, this project will be a model for supplying low-cost, clean and reliable energy to the global market.

“It's exciting to be asked to bring our extensive industry experience and capabilities to help Venture Global LNG deliver the Calcasieu Pass LNG export project safely, on-schedule and on budget.”

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