Commonwealth LNG LLC, Houston, let a contract to Baker Hughes to provide equipment for Commonwealth LNG’s liquified natural gas plant under development in Cameron Parish, La.
In conjunction with financial close of the liquefaction project, expected in first-quarter 2024, Baker Hughes expects to be granted a supply order for gas turbine equipment, it said in a release Aug. 21.
The collaboration will feature other key Baker Hughes equipment, services, and software in support of the project, including compressor technology, spare parts, maintenance services, and services asset designed for performance management and process optimization.
Commonwealth LNG is a 9.3 million tonnes/year (tpy) LNG export terminal on the Calcasieu River at the Gulf of Mexico near Cameron, La. Production is expected to begin in early 2027.
Last week, Commonwealth LNG LLC partnered with Kimmeridge Energy Management Co. LLC to advance development of the project though committed investment capital and a deal in principle for a 20-year, 2 million tpy LNG offtake commitment along with the associated gas supply (OGJ Online, Aug. 14, 2023).