HOUSTON, June 22 (Reuters) – U.S liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Venture Global LNG on Thursday said it had signed a 20-year deal to provide Germany’s Securing Energy for Europe GmbH (SEFE) with 2.25 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG.With this deal, Venture Global would become Germany’s largest LNG supplier, with a combined 4.25 MTPA of LNG, the company said.
Th contract will deliver supplies from Venture Global’s LNG Calcasieu Pass 2 (CP2) project. Approximately half of CP2 20 MTPA nameplate capacity has been sold, with a third of the contracted capacity committed to German customers, Venture Global LNG noted.
Construction of the CP2 project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, in expected to begin later this year.
“Venture Global is thrilled to begin a strategic partnership with SEFE, making our company the largest long-term LNG supplier to Germany,” said Mike Sabel, CEO of Venture Global LNG.
SEFE is an integrated energy company owned by the German government.
The SEFE deal brings the total committed for the project to 9.25 MTPA of the 20 MTPA nameplate capacity for CP2, بول ماشین Venture Global LNG said.(Reporting by Curtis Williams; Editing by Sandra Maler)