Dominion filed a monthly update report on its Cove Point liquefaction project in Calvert County, Maryland, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
According to the filing, the engineering is 82% complete with procurement reaching 75% completion. Project’s construction is at 3.5%.
During the period in review, Dominion received all applicable authorizations for the project.
At the terminal, work 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.
The work scope completed at the terminal during the review period of April included; demolition and removal of warehouse structures; piling installation at 6005N and thermal oxidizer racks, north combustion turbine (CT) area, and Tower Crane 3; installation of various sumps; Tank F West wall piles.
The installation of reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) started at the terminal, as well as, duct banks, medium voltage (MV) cable, underground fire water piping, demolition of select existing roads, cut/fill operations, and ongoing E&S control measures. Additionally, excavations, deep foundations, structure foundations, and structural steel started and continued.
The Cove Point LNG export project is estimated to cost between $3.4 billion and $3.8 billion.
Dominion has fully subscribed the marketed capacity of the project with 20-year service agreements with ST Cove Point, a joint venture of Sumitomo Corporation, Tokyo Gas and Gail Global (USA) LNG.