Freeport LNG Development LP is targeting initial production from its 15-million tonne/year liquefaction plant on Quintana Island, Tex. in mid-December, subject to the meeting regulatory requirements.
As of Nov. 14, reconstruction work necessary to begin initial operations, including utilization of all three liquefaction trains, two LNG storage tanks and one dock, was about 90% complete, the company said in a release Nov. 18. All reconstruction work expected to be completed by end- November.
Proposed remedial work activities for a safe restart of initial operations have been submitted to the relevant regulatory agencies for review and approval, the company said.
Each of Freeport LNG's three liquefaction trains will be restarted separately. It is expected that about 2 bcfd of production will be achieved in January 2023. Full production utilizing both docks is expected to begin in March 2023.