Cheniere Energy Inc. said Wednesday it made a positive final investment decision (FID) to expand its Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in South Texas. 

The project would add seven midscale liquefaction trains and 10 million metric tons/year (mmty) of capacity at the facility as global demand for LNG surges.

“Reaching FID on Corpus Christi Stage 3 represents an important milestone for Cheniere as we move forward on this significant growth project, which will strengthen our market-leading LNG infrastructure platform, provide much-needed volumes to the global LNG market by the end of 2025, and create long-term value for our stakeholders,” CEO Jack Fusco said Wednesday.

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