On November 21st, 2017 Cheniere Energy submitted a monthly progress report to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Corpus Christi Liquefaction project. The report covers activities of the project that occurred during the month of October 2017.
The report noted engineering has progressed to 100.0%. Procurement has progressed to 91.0%. Subcontract and direct hire construction work are 51.1% and 52.1% complete, respectively. The total Project has progressed to 74.3% complete against the plan of 77.4%.
The site has generally been restored from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. Clean-up efforts are near completion and the major temporary warehouses have been repaired. Most of the permanent plant equipment and bulk material have been inspected with repairs and/or replacements underway. Major highlights for October included the energization of the GIS and Main Substation, commencement of setting Train 1 waste heat recovery units and GT stacks, commencement of Train 1 mineral lube oil flushes and oil flashes for Methane and Ethylene Refrigeration Compressors, and commencement of Derrick structure erection. Construction turned over 20 systems to startup through the end of October.
Images below from the FERC Corpus Christi Liquefaction monthly construction report for October 2017.