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August 1, 2019

Freeport LNG Signs Contract with KBR for the Construction of Train 4 of its LNG Export Project


On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, our client, Freeport LNG, LLC (Freeport LNG), signed a multi-billion dollar contract with Kellogg Brown & Root LLC (KBR) for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of Train 4 at Freeport LNG’s export facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas, about 70 miles south of Houston.  The fully wrapped fixed-price turnkey (LSTK) EPC contract includes cost, schedule, and performance guarantees. Under the contract, KBR will provide engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and startup of a nominal 5.1 mtpa LNG train and associated gas pre-treatment plant for the export of U.S. gas to international markets.  K&S represented Freeport LNG throughout negotiations of the EPC contract, including a competitive RFP and FEED verification process.

The Houston based team included Scott Greer, Peter Berg and Silvia Martin.