Dominion Energy Cove Point (DECP) initiated production of liquefied natural gas with its constructed natural Gas liquefaction facility undergoing commissioning in Lusby, MD.
Shell NA LNG is providing the natural gas needed for liquefaction during the commissioning process and will off-take by ship the LNG that is produced. DECP will produce LNG for ST Cove Point, which is the joint venture of Sumitomo Corporation and Tokyo Gas, and for GGULL, the U.S. affiliate of GAIL (India) LTD under 20-year take-or-pay contracts. DECP’s liquefaction facility has a nameplate capacity of 5.25 mtpa of LNG. The facility is anticipated to foray into commercial service in early March.