Technip wins FEED for Lake Charles LNG exports

PARIS -- Technip was awarded by Trunkline LNG Export the front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the potential expansion of the existing LNG import terminal located in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The potential expansion project includes a LNG liquefaction plant, with a total export capacity of up to 15 Mtpy, so that a portion of the vast additional supplies of natural gas produced from shale gas fields across the US can be exported to international markets.

The total liquefaction capacity could be achieved hrough up to three identical trains, with associated utilities and offsite facilities as well as the re-use f the existing LNG offloading, storage and marine facilities.

Air Products has been selected to supply its 3MR liquefaction process technology for this FEED study.

Technip’s operating center in Houston, Texas will execute the contract with the support from the Group’s enter in Paris, France. It is scheduled for completion during the first half of 2014.

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