Operations will probably start in April 2016, not in 2017 as projected.
Fortress Equity Partners, which will be in addition the parent of New Fortress Energy control American LNG.
New Fortress Energy won from a field of eight bidders to offer a long term natural gas option for JPS power plants, beginning with Bogue in Montego Bay.
Overall, American LNG received acceptance in 2015 to export up to 600,000 mt/year of LNG (around 30.2 Bcf/year regasified) in ISO containers to nations with which the US has free trade deals.
It said that a likely commercial operation date was suggested by developments at its Titusville facility .
Attempts by the Jamaica Observer to learn how this would impact strategies for Bogue are not replied as much as press time.
To this continues to be added Old Harbour.
The 190MW gas-fired plant is supposed to replace 292 megawatts of Heavy Fuel Oil Power Plants in Hunts Bay which are being phased out and Old Harbour.
American LNG told the Department of Energy from which the initial export of LNG happened February 5 it is making LNG from its Hialeah facility near Miami.
Peninsula Energy Services Co supplies natural gas for the facility to an affiliate of American LNG.
The job has approval to export LNG in ISO containers to non- trade deal countries that are free.