Other questions:subscriberservices@theadvocate.com. The project will be completed in two phases: Phase 1 will connect Los Angeles to San Francisco; Phase 2 will extend connections to San Diego and Sacramento. The Calcasieu Pass project is expected to cost $4.25 billion and create 130 jobs in addition to 1,500 temporary construction jobs. By August last year it was reported that 75% of the pipeline had been laid, despite consent not having been granted by Denmark for a section that would run through its territorial waters. The ethane cracker facility will have the capacity to produce about 1.5 million tons of ethylene a year. Now, major phases of several projects are complete or are well underway, thanks to a strategic approach to meet benchmarks in workforce recruitment and training, permitting, infrastructure and more. This Investment Profile was prepared under the auspices of the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance. “The future of the port looks good,” Rase says. When your region has $43 billion in capital investment projects under construction, plus another $74 billion in projects announced or pending final approval, it might be tempting to become complacent. The Queensland government approved 14 petroleum leases for the project in March last year. Located just north of Cameron LNG and south of our industrial canal, Driftwood is expected to be an $8-billion-$10-billion capital investment.”, Port infrastructure is expanding to keep pace. But the largest projects, simply by their nature, can dramatically affect total dollar volumes. Photo courtesy Cameron Parish Port, Harbor & Terminal District, — Don Pierson, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development, — Bill Rase, Director, Port of Lake Charles, Site Selection online is a worldwide service of. In Southwest Louisiana, the mood of the business community and the civic leadership is anything but complacent. Operating in the world’s largest gas field, South Pars phases 13-14 are intended to produce 3 billion cubic feet a day of gas to be used as feedstock by the Persian LNG project. These major investments include the two granddaddies of them all — Houston-based Cheniere Energy ($20 billion) and South Africa-based Sasol GTL & Derivatives ($11 billion) — along with a host of others. Due to delays in the planning of the $20.5 billion Browse project, Woodside are moving up their anticipated target for the Scarborough project with the hopes of making a final investment decision in early 2020. Follow Linkedin. ExxonMobil have announced plans to invest $500 million in the initial construction phase, which will involve installation of two liquefaction trains as well as associated onshore facilities. A consortium including Gazprom, E.ON, OMV and Engie are operating the project, which began construction in May 2018. 10 of the Largest Construction Projects in the World, Encyclopaedia Britannica/UIG / Getty Images, South-North Water Transfer Project, China, Jubail II World's Largest Civil Engineering Project, Here Is a List of the Longest Suspension Bridges in the World, The 7 Best Construction Management Software of 2020, Arch-shaped Bridge Will Become the World's Highest Rail Bridge, A Look at the World's Greatest Power Generator Systems. It will also have the world's largest hotel, with 6,500 rooms, and a 10-million-sq.ft mall. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent. We have two new certified sites south of Lacassine Industrial Park. Also in North Louisiana, Fortune 500 telecom CenturyLink employs more than 2,300 in the Monroe area, where the company dedicated 88 acres near its corporate headquarters for the development of Century Village. Sempra Energy's Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry shipped its first product earlier this year from Phase 1 of an LNG export project where two additional units are under construction.. Over the past year there’s been a lull in new industrial construction coming off a huge surge in activity from previous years, but contractors are hopeful that more projects gearing up to break ground will come through in the coming months. That's down 34,400 from the 156,100 jobs recorded for July 2017 as the wave peaked but still well above the 121,700 jobs posted in July 2012 as the industrial announcements started. However work was halted on the 21st December 2019 in response to a defence spending package signed by US President Donald Trump which threatened sanctions if pipeline construction continued. About $46 billion worth of the active ethylene cracker projects are in Texas and Louisiana, including: Sasol Limited's $4 billion ethylene unit addition at its Lake Charles Petrochemical Complex in Westlake, Louisiana, which is a major component of the $11 billion Lake Charles Chemical Project.