On March 27th, 2017 Cheniere Energy submitted a monthly construction progress report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
The report covered activities for the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Stage 2 (Trains 3 and 4) and Sabine Pass Liquefaction Stage 3 (Trains 5 and 6) projects that occurred during the month of February 2017.
The report noted stage 2 Engineering and Procurement are 100% complete. Subcontract and direct hire construction work are 82.8% and 95.9% complete, respectively. Overall project completion for Stage 2 is 96.7% against the plan of 99.9%.
Stage 2 support to construction activities were continuing. Subcontracted activities continue (e.g. piping insulation, paving, and heat tracing). With first cargo achieved, the Train 3 team is preparing for the performance test and subsequent Substantial Completion. Train 3 achieved RFSU and first LNG on January 13th with a first cargo on January 24th. Train 3 substantial completion is estimated to occur within the first quarter of 2017, based on actual construction progress realized. Train 4 is projecting November 2017 for substantial completion.
Activities in Train 4 continue with a focus on the installation of A/G piping, pipe testing, pipe restoration and compressor fit-out activities. In the Train 4 compressor area, the team has cold cranked both ethylene machines, and one methane machine. Mineral and synthetic lube oil flushes are also ongoing in the compressor area.
Stage 3 Engineering is now 98.6% complete. Procurement is now 90.3% complete. Subcontract and direct hire work are 44.3% and 16.0% complete, respectively. Stage 3 overall project completion is 60.5% against the plan of 55.4%. Stage 3, engineering completed interlock and shutdown narratives control set points and completed the revisions to the IFC P&IDs. Procurement completed delivery of the refrigeration compressors and air cooler deliveries continue. Stage 3 subcontract formation activity continued.
Images below from Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project Progress Report February, 2017