US LNG exporter Cheniere Energy has signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Chinese gas distributor ENN to export liquefied natural gas to the latter’s facilities in eastern China’s Zhejiang province.

Under the agreement, Cheniere will sell 900,000 metric tonnes per annum of LNG to ENN on a free-on-board basis for 13 years, with the first cargo intended for shipment in July.