Freeport LNG Development LP’s two-week delay to finish repairs to a third train at its export terminal on the Texas coast is set to extend lower gas flows to two months, pushing the restart to mid-March.

Feed gas flows to the liquefied natural gas export facility began to drop on Jan. 14 as a winter storm swept across the country, according to NGI’s U.S. LNG Export Tracker

The storm damaged an electrical motor. A spokesperson told NGI that it was extending the work by two weeks. This update came exactly a month after the terminal said it expected the unit to be down for at least one month. 

Prior to the outage, gas flows were topping out around 2 Bcf/d. Flows since have averaged 0.65 Bcf/d below that level through February. If the outage were to extend into mid-March,...