Delfin Midstream and Golar LNG Ltd. said they have signed an agreement to develop the Delfin LNG project off the coast of Cameron Parish, La., utilizing Golar’s floating LNG (FLNG) technology. The agreement covers financing, marketing, construction, development and operation of Delfin LNG.
Delfin LNG is the first and only permitted floating LNG export project in the U.S. Delfin LNG is a brownfield deepwater port that can support up to four FLNG vessels with little added infrastructure. The capacity of the project is up to 13 mtpa.
Delfin purchased the UTOS pipeline, the largest natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico, in 2014 and submitted its deepwater port license application in 2015. The project received approval from the U.S. Maritime Administration on March 13.