Glenfarne Energy Transition LLC has inked a tentative tolling agreement with EQT Corp. as the U.S. natural gas production leader progresses its LNG exposure strategy.

Under the heads of agreement disclosed Thursday, EQT could have access to 0.5 million metric tons/year (mmty) in liquefaction services for 15 years from the first train at Glenfarne’s proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Brownsville, TX.

“This is an important milestone for Texas LNG, with additional agreements to be announced in the near-term as we progress towards a final investment decision (FID),” Glenfarne CEO Brendan Duval said.

Glenfarne has guided that it could reach FID and begin construction this year, placing delivery of first cargoes sometime in 2028.

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