Calcasieu Pass

Calcasieu Pass LNG Needs ‘Further Commissioning’ Before Fulfilling Contracts, Venture Global Says

Calcasieu Pass LNG Needs ‘Further Commissioning’ Before Fulfilling Contracts, Venture Global Says

Venture Global LNG Inc. told regulators Calcasieu Pass LNG has yet to meet requirements to begin fulfilling deliveries to contract holders, pushing back against efforts from its long-term offtakers to force disclosure around the years-long commissioning process. In December, BP plc filed a request with FERC requesting it compel Virginia-based Venture Global to release confidential…

January 12, 2024
Shell Looks to Join BP’s Push for Calcasieu Pass LNG Commissioning Probe

Shell Looks to Join BP’s Push for Calcasieu Pass LNG Commissioning Probe

Shell plc is looking to intervene in a complaint against Venture Global LNG Inc. one of its fellow contract holders, BP plc, filed with FERC late last year. In December, BP filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting it compel Virginia-based Venture Global to release confidential information about the extended commissioning process…

January 3, 2024
BP Presses FERC to Open the Books on Venture Global’s Prolonged Commissioning at Calcasieu Pass LNG

BP Presses FERC to Open the Books on Venture Global’s Prolonged Commissioning at Calcasieu Pass LNG

BP plc has asked U.S. regulators to force Venture Global LNG Inc. to release confidential documents related to the extended commissioning process of the Calcasieu Pass export terminal, arguing that Venture Global has failed to meet FERC disclosure rules for the delayed start-up of commercial operations. BP’s filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on…

December 12, 2023
Japanese Offtakers Ask FERC for ‘Timely’ Authorization Decision for CP2 LNG

Japanese Offtakers Ask FERC for ‘Timely’ Authorization Decision for CP2 LNG

Some of Japan’s largest LNG players are voicing concern about the timeline of FERC’s authorization decision on Venture Global Inc.’s Calcasieu Pass 2 (CP2) LNG project as they try to balance the country’s long-term natural gas supply outlook. The CEOs of Inpex Corp. and Jera. Co. Inc. have penned letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory…

December 11, 2023
Venture Global CEO Criticizes Shell, BP as Dispute With LNG Offtakers Continues

Venture Global CEO Criticizes Shell, BP as Dispute With LNG Offtakers Continues

Venture Global LNG Inc. CEO Michael Sabel said some of the company’s long-term offtakers are attempting to undermine the new exporter’s competitive edge in pointed comments published Tuesday by the Financial Times. Sabel’s comments are some of his strongest yet in what’s become a very public dispute with offtakers that have accused the company of…

December 5, 2023
Venture Global Undermining Confidence in U.S. LNG, Says Shell CEO

Venture Global Undermining Confidence in U.S. LNG, Says Shell CEO

Venture Global LNG Inc. drew sharp criticism from Shell plc’s CEO on Thursday, who said the “actions of one player could potentially start to undermine confidence” in U.S. natural gas exports.  During the third quarter conference call, CEO Wael Sawan was asked about an ongoing contract dispute with Venture to deliver liquefied natural gas cargoes…

November 3, 2023
FERC Delivers Positive Environmental Review for Venture Global’s CP2 LNG

FERC Delivers Positive Environmental Review for Venture Global’s CP2 LNG

Federal energy regulators concluded in a positive final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for Venture Global Inc.’s Phase 2 expansion of Calcasieu Pass LNG (CP2) that the project could be built with limited environmental impacts. “This is a major regulatory milestone for the project that puts us on track for a Commission vote and the commencement…

July 31, 2023

Calcasieu Pass LNG Reportedly Delays Commercial Service Again – The Offtake

Venture Global LNG Inc. reportedly won’t start commercial operations at its Calcasieu Pass export terminal in Louisiana until the end of 2024, delaying cargoes it’s required to load for long-term customers until it reaches that milestone, according to Bloomberg. The report cited anonymous sources to say the previous delay would be extended by nearly a year.

July 14, 2023

Energy Transfer Looks to Select Contractor for Lake Charles LNG Pipeline By End of Month – The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight Energy Transfer LP is looking to select an engineering, procurement and construction contractor by the end of June for its Trunkline Pipeline system project intended to feed Lake Charles LNG, the company reported in a recent filing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The project…

June 16, 2023
Repsol Pushes FERC for More Transparency on Prolonged Commissioning at Calcasieu Pass LNG

Repsol Pushes FERC for More Transparency on Prolonged Commissioning at Calcasieu Pass LNG

Repsol SA continues to push U.S. regulators for access to confidential documents filed by Venture Global LNG Inc. detailing the prolonged commissioning process at the Calcasieu Pass export terminal that has delayed commercial operations and the delivery of cargoes under long-term contracts. In April, Madrid-based Repsol filed a motion to participate in FERC’s ongoing oversight…

June 7, 2023
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