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Shell to purchase LNG from Venture Global facility

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Venture Global LNG, Inc. (Venture Global LNG) has announced that its subsidiary, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC (Venture Global Calcasieu Pass), has entered into a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Shell NA LNG LLC (Shell), under which Shell has agreed to purchase one million tpy of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Venture Global Calcasieu Pass's LNG export facility under development in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

The SPA has a term of 20 years commencing on the commercial operation date of the Venture Global Calcasieu Pass facility with a Shell option to extend the term. Under the SPA, Shell will purchase LNG on a free on board basis (FOB) for a purchase price indexed to the monthly Henry Hub price plus a facility fee indexed to inflation.

Mike Sabel and Bob Pender, Co-CEOs of Venture Global LNG, jointly announced that, "Venture Global LNG considers the Shell 20 year SPA to be an important milestone for the company. We are delighted that we continue to achieve our promised milestones as we implement our strategy to become the lowest cost producer of LNG in the world."

Venture Global LNG is developing both the 10 million tpy Venture Global Calcasieu Pass facility on an approximately 1000 acre site located at the intersection of the Calcasieu Ship Channel and the Gulf of Mexico, and the 20 million tpy Venture Global Plaquemines LNG facility in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana on an approximately 630 acre site at river mile marker 55 on the Mississippi River, which is approximately 30 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle

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