Cheniere delays first LNG export from Cameron Parish plant
CAMERON - Cheniere Energy says its first export of liquefied natural gas will be delayed about a month.
Officials say in a news release that recently discovered instrumentation problems need more work over coming weeks.
The American Press reports that this means the first cargo will leave in late February or early March, rather than late January.
Officials also say that the first "train" that cools natural gas into a liquid for transport was completed within budget and ahead of schedule. It says construction of four more trains remains on an accelerated schedule.
The $18 billion project includes six liquefaction trains able to liquefy 4 billion cubic feet of LNG per day. Company officials say Louisiana uses just over 3 billion cubic feet of natural gas daily.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
LSU uses specially trained K-9s to detect bombs
Mighty Moms partners with a special needs class to feed familes in...
Baton Rouge Bishop: Catholic Church working on making local abuse records public
Ascension Hot Balloon Festival returns in Gonzales
Central to outfit a new emergency operation center