Pointe LNG announced Monday that it has signed an engineering and technical services agreement with Kellogg Brown & Root to provide front-end engineering design submittals and services as required to obtain Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval for its proposed LNG liquefaction and export facility in Plaquemines Parish.
Tom Burgess, co-founder of the New Orleans privately held Pointe LNG, said signing KBR to provide the full engineering design on FERC FEED, Full FEED and a lump sum EPC turnkey bid package “assures that Pointe LNG will complete the FERC filing process on time and ensures the quality design needed.”
Farhan Mujib, KBR president of Hydrocarbons Delivery Solutions, says the agreement provides the opportunity for a full-service EPC contract down the road.
Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021, pending necessary approvals, permits and financing. The FERC pre-filing process is expected to by December 2019. Initial operations are expected in the first quarter of 2025.