TechnipFMC has received a notice to proceed its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) construct for the Energía Costa Azul (ECA) LNG facility in Baja California, Mexico.

The announcement follows news of a final investment decision for the development, construction and operation of phase one of the project.

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According to a statement, the project will add a natural gas liquefaction facility with nameplate capacity of 3.25 Mtpa to the existing regasification terminal using a compact and high efficiency mid-scale LNG design.

TechnipFMC has been involved in this project since 2017, including the delivery of the FEED.

Arnaud Pieton, President of Technip Energies, commented, “We are very pleased to have been selected by Sempra LNG and IEnova for this strategic development.”

“This project is fully aligned with our selective approach through very early-stage involvement. We look forward to bringing our global project execution capabilities and our extensive LNG track record to this exciting project.”

“LNG plays a major role in the energy transition, and we are proud to leverage our expertise to support this journey.”