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Dominion files Cove Point LNG progress report

LNG Industry,

Dominion Cove Point LNG has filed a monthly status and progress report with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), covering all construction activities through April 2015.

According to the report, engineering is 82% complete; procurement is 75% complete; and construction is 3.5% complete.

Offsite areas

During April, civil construction continued at the project’s offsite areas, for grubbing, erosion and sediment control maintenance, mass excavation, fine grading, and storm water management installation. Additionally, the project set up office trailers, installed upgrades at a road intersection, and commenced use of the first section of parking.

Plant modifications

Work at the terminal continued on modifications to the existing plant in the areas of replacement of south tunnel expansion joints; stack modifications; and the submerged combustion vaporizer (SCV) stack/fan relocation.

FERC authorised scope

At the terminal, work scope completed during the April review period included:

  • Demolition and removal of warehouse structures.
  • Piling installation.
  • Installation of various sumps.

Work scope started and continued during the review period included installation of the following:

  • Reinforced concrete pipe.
  • Duct banks.
  • Medium voltage cable.
  • Underground fire water piping.
  • Demolition of select existing roads.
  • Cut/fill operations.
  • Ongoing erosion and sediment control measures.

Edited from various sources by Katie Woodward

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