GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, LP have entered into a US$1 billion, 20-plus year service contract for the Sabine Pass LNG export facility.
Under the agreement GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and round-the-clock technical support for the gas turbines and refrigerant compressors on the first four LNG trains currently under construction. Each train will have six gas turbines and is expected to have nominal capacity to produce approximately 4.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG.
The contract will see GE provide services that cover all major maintenance for the first four LNG trains, including parts, repairs and field services as well as a resident team of 14 local experts including field and repair services to assist with all aspects of maintenance on the GE equipment. GE also will provide access to original parts, supported by the technical expertise of GE’s field engineers. GE will be supplying services for the following products: 24 PGT25+ G4 gas turbines to power the LNG trains; 56 centrifugal compressors; associated auxiliaries.