Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

McDermott has served the liquefied natural gas industry for more than 50 years. We have designed and built nearly every type of LNG project, operating on a global basis. We offer a comprehensive range of technology and engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services for the LNG industry, with a focus on: 

  • Natural gas liquefaction plants
  • LNG regasification terminals
  • LNG peak shaving facilities
  • LNG storage tanks

Within these focus areas, McDermott can provide a full range of services, including conceptual design, detailed engineering, material procurement, fabrication, construction, project management, compliance support, commissioning and startup, and operator training. 

Innovations for a specialized market

McDermott is one of the most experienced engineering and construction firms serving the LNG market. We built the first LNG regasification import terminal in the United States, and over the years, we have developed a number of processes and technologies that benefit our customers. These include new methods for liquefaction, tank insulation, BTU reduction, inlet air cooling and other proprietary processes. 

In addition, McDermott has extensive experience with the key processes and equipment that are utilized in baseload liquefaction plants, including receiving and gas metering, acid gas removal, dehydration, mercury removal, refrigeration, LNG storage and loading, and offsites and utilities. We had complete design-build responsibility for the PERU LNG export facility, the first baseload liquefaction plant in South America, which completed in 2010. 

McDermott is currently building two LNG liquefaction plants on the United States Gulf Coast—the Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, Louisiana, and the Freeport LNG facility in Freeport, Texas. 

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Liquefaction Export Terminals

McDermott has extensive experience with the key processes and equipment utilized in baseload natural gas liquefaction plants.

Regasification Import Terminals

McDermott has been a leader in the design and construction of LNG facilities for half a century. We provide a true EPC solution, performing the work from start to finish, and providing a lump sum price for the project. Our services include conceptual design, detailed engineering, material procurement, fabrication, project management, construction, permitting support, commissioning, startup and operator training.

LNG Peak Shaving Facilities

McDermott has been a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction services for LNG facilities for more than half a century. With increasing worldwide demand for clean sources of power, a fast growing segment of our business is constructing peak shaving plants. 

LNG Storage

McDermott has focused on providing superior solutions for LNG storage. Our projects include more than 200 LNG storage tanks throughout the world, including the world's first double-wall storage and full-containment tanks.
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