McDermott International has announced the start of commercial operations at Cameron LNG Train 2.

The project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export capacity of more than 12 million tpy of LNG, or approximately 1.7 billion ft3/d. McDermott and Chiyoda (its joint venture member on the project), have been providing the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for the project since it began. 

Mark Coscio, McDermott’s Senior Vice President for North, Central and South America, said: “Congratulations to the project team, whose focus on execution excellence continues to move the Cameron LNG project forward with this significant accomplishment. Together, we will focus on efficient project delivery and the highest of quality as we work to complete the final of the three trains for the project.”

The Cameron LNG facility is jointly owned by affiliates of Sempra LNG, Total, Mitsui & Co, Ltd and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, which is a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, following its substantial completion.

Elsewhere, Cameron LNG Train 3 is on track to reach initial LNG production in 2Q20.

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3rd March 2020