The project will be located within the Energia Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal north of Ensenada in the Mexican state of Baja California. ICA Fluor will perform engineering, procurement, construction and start-up of the nitrogen injection plant with an estimated 22-month schedule.

The completed plant will produce up to 18 million standard cubic feet of nitrogen per day. The facility will allow greater flexibility and a wider range of gas imports to the Energia Costa Azul receipt terminal. The availability of the nitrogen injection process also ensures that all the gas transported from the terminal conforms to North American standards.

The project also includes the construction of a 26MW power generation facility to complement the existing capacity at the plant. The completed project will comply with stringent international emissions and environmental standards.

Juan Carlos Santos, director general of ICA Fluor, said: We are pleased with this opportunity to support Sempra LNG with its continuing investment in Mexico and we are looking to repeat the success we had at Sempra Generation’s Termoelectrica de Mexicali natural gas fueled power plant project.