By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 13 -- Sempra Energy LNG Corp. let a $500 million contract to a consortium of Aker Kvaerner of Norway and Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries of Japan for engineering, procurement, and construction of the Cameron LNG LLC regasification terminal near Hackberry, La. (OGJ Online, Dec. 22, 2004).
Start-up of the 1.5 bcfd facility is scheduled in 2008.
Sempra Energy holds a permit from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build and operate the terminal, three storage tanks able to hold the equivalent of 3.5 bcf of gas, and a 35.4-mile pipeline to an interconnection with the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp. system in Beauregard Parish, La.