A joint venture comprised of CB&I and Zachry Industrial
has been awarded two contracts, each valued at $2.5 billion,
to construct the first two trains of the Freeport
liquefaction project in Texas.
engineering, procurement and construction
for the conversion of
an existing LNG regasification terminal in Freeport to an LNG
The two train LNG liquefaction facility will have a total
capacity in excess of 8.8 million tpy of LNG.
In 2012, CB&I and Zachry were contracted to provide
front-end engineering and design on the liquefaction
The new award includes a limited notice to proceed on
engineering and procurement services while the project
awaits its final
"Backed by more than 50 years of experience in the LNG
industry, CB&I has a long history of successfully
executing LNG projects all over the world," said Philip K.
Asherman, CB&I's CEO.
"This new award builds on our strong presence in the US Gulf
Coast, where we have a proven track record for outstanding project
execution and superior
safety performance," he added.