Sabine Pass LNG filed a report with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on construction activities of the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Stage 1 (trains 1 and 2) and Stage 2 (trains 3 and 4) projects during the month of December.
According to the report, Stage 1 Engineering is 90.7% complete, Procurement is 82.9%, and Subcontract and direct hire Construction work are 30.5% and 12.9% complete, respectively, for the period. Stage 1 overall project completion is 53.9% against the plan of 56.3%. Stage 2 Engineering is now 37.6% complete, Procurement is 35.2%, and Subcontract and direct hire Construction work are 7.8% and 0.0% complete, respectively. Overall project completion for Stage 2 is 20.4% against the plan of 17.4%.
During December, the Train 1 compressor sub-station buildings were delivered to the site, along with the first two ethylene storage drums. Train 1 construction progress included work on structural and paving concrete, structural steel erection, and the installation of underground and aboveground piping, electrical grounding, cable tray and mechanical equipment. Train 2 construction progress included work on structural and paving concrete, structural steel erection, electrical grounding and the installation of underground and aboveground pipe. Delivery of Train 2 Propane Condensers is complete. Pile driving continued for Train 3.
Actual project progress continues to support the achievement of the scheduled Substantial Completion Dates for Trains 1 and 2, which remain as February 2016 and June 2016, respectively. Trains 3 and 4 Substantial Completion Dates are April 2017 and August 2017, the report said.
LNG World News Staff, January 24, 2014; Image: Cheniere