SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra LNG & Midstream issued the following statement in response to Hurricane Harvey:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas and Louisiana that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. We continue to monitor the situation and support our Texas and Louisiana employees, their families and their safety during this difficult time.
The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness lifted its Mandatory Order of Evacuation on Wednesday. Cameron LNG's contractor, a joint venture between Chicago Bridge and Iron and Chiyoda Corporation (CCJV), arrived Thursday morning to assess the site and indicated no significant damage during its preliminary inspection.
CCJV will continue their assessment over the next few days. We anticipate construction activities to resume next week when the site re-opens on September 5.
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Sempra LNG & Midstream, LLC and Port Arthur LNG, LLC are not the same as the California Utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), and are not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission.