Sempra Infrastructure has locked in a contractor for the second phase of an expansion at Cameron LNG and is marketing the next phase of Port Arthur LNG as it targets a final investment decision (FID) for both projects next year.

The liquefied natural gas and energy infrastructure arm of San Diego-based Sempra has been on an accelerated development timeline since commissioning Cameron, its first LNG terminal, in Louisiana in 2019. 

Construction is now underway at the Energia Costa Azul (ECA) LNG terminal on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Work also has kicked off at the Port Arthur LNG site southeast of Houston after the first phase was sanctioned earlier this year.

Sempra CEO Jeffery Martin said during a second quarter conference call that the same market dynamics that have pushed...